Synonyms for nobodies

MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for nobodies

MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NOBODIES

A lot of nobodies occupied with nothing—and talking about it!

Froude and I were nobodies; with no characters to lose, and no antecedents to fetter us.

It's the nobodies that have all the fun—real heroes don't count!

Nobles and nobodies, beauties and blacklegs, dispersed in all directions.

But the Nobodies are light-minded, casual, and good-hearted.

We can easily see that you are bad people, brigands, nobodies, and liars.

Nobodies must know that I have my leetle place to hide here.

But in London they are nobodies; consequently to London they do not go.

They will be Nobodies where they are; they can be Somebodies in building up a new society.

Do you think it is agreeable to me to be the progenitor of a race of nobodies?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., no body "no person noone," from Middle English no (adj.) "not any" + bodi (see body (n.)). Written as two words 14c.-18c.; hyphenated 17c.-18c. Incorrect use with their is attested from 1540s. Meaning "person of no importance" is from 1580s.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.