some thing; a certain undetermined or unspecified thing:
Something is wrong there. Something’s happening.
an additional amount, as of cents or minutes, that is unknown, unspecified, or forgotten:
He charged me ten something for the hat. Our train gets in at two something.
Informal. a person or thing of some value or consequence:
He is really something! This writer has something to say and she says it well.
in some degree; to some extent; somewhat.
Informal. to a high or extreme degree; quite:
He took on something fierce about my tardiness.
an unspecified or unknown thing; some thing: he knows something you don’t, take something warm with you
an unspecified or unknown amount; bit: something less than a hundred
an impressive or important person, thing, or event: isn’t that something?
something else, a remarkable person or thing
something or other, one unspecified thing or an alternative thing
to some degree; a little; somewhat: to look something like me
(foll by an adjective) (informal) (intensifier): it hurts something awful
- Something tells me
I suspect, I have an intuition, as in Something tells me that she’s not really as ill as she says, or Something told him that it was going to snow.
- Something the cat brought in
something the cat brought in
adverb 1. at some indefinite or indeterminate point of time: He will arrive sometime next week. 2. at an indefinite future time: Come to see me sometime. 3. Archaic. sometimes; on some occasions. 4. Archaic. at one time; formerly. adjective 5. having been formerly; former: The diplomat was a sometime professor of history at Oxford. […]
adverb 1. on some occasions; at times; now and then. adverb 1. now and then; from time to time; occasionally 2. (obsolete) formerly; sometime