[ev-er-hwich, -wich] /ˈɛv ərˌʰwɪtʃ, -ˌwɪtʃ/
adverb, Chiefly Southern U.S.
[ev-ree] /ˈɛv ri/ adjective 1. being one of a group or series taken collectively; each: We go there every day. 2. all possible; the greatest possible degree of: every prospect of success. Idioms 3. every bit, in every respect; completely: This is every bit as good as she says it is. 4. every now and […]
[bit] /bɪt/ noun 1. a small piece or quantity of anything: a bit of string. 2. a short time: Wait a bit. 3. Informal. an amount equivalent to 12½ U.S. cents (used only in even multiples): two bits; six bits. 4. an act, performance, or routine: She’s doing the Camille bit, pretending to be near […]
[ev-ree-bod-ee, -buhd-ee] /ˈɛv riˌbɒd i, -ˌbʌd i/ pronoun 1. every person. /ˈɛvrɪˌbɒdɪ/ pronoun 1. every person; everyone n. late 14c., from every + body.
- Everybody and his uncle
noun phrase Absolutely everyone: Everybody and his uncle came to the party/ Parvin received advice from everybody and his brother/ ”Will enough people see that?” ”Everybody and his dog will see that,” Smith says [1940s+; in earlier versions going back to the 1860s, his cousin or their mothers-in-law could replace uncle]