Definition of something by Wiktionary Dictionary
- An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing .
- ( colloquial ) ( of someone or something ) A quality to a moderate degree .
- ( colloquial ) ( of a person ) A talent or quality that is difficult to specify .
- ( colloquial ) ( often with really ) Somebody or something who is superlative in some way .
- ( degree ) somewhat; to a degree
- ( degree, colloquial ) To a high degree.
- 1913, Eleanor H. Porter, Pollyanna, page 51:
- 1994 Summer, Rebecca T. Goodwin, “Keeper of the house”, Paris Review, volume 36, number 131, page 161:
- 2001 January, Susan Schorn, “Bobby Lee Carter and the hand of God”, U.S. Catholic, volume 66, number 1, page 34:
- Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
- 1890, William Dean Howells, A Hazard of New Fortunes 
- 2003, George Angel, “Allegoady,” in Juncture, Lara Stapleton and Veronica Gonzalez edd. 
- 2005, Floyd Skloot, A World of Light 
- An object whose nature is yet to be defined .
- An object whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g., from words of a song. Also used to refer to an object earlier indefinitely referred to as 'something' ( pronoun sense ).
- 1999, Nicholas Clapp, The Road to Ubar 
- 2004, Theron Q Dumont, The Master Mind 
- Moreover, in all of our experience with these sense impressions, we never lose sight of the fact that they are but incidental facts of our mental existence, and that there is a Something Within which is really the Subject of these sense reports—a Something to which these reports are presented, and which receives them .
- 2004, Ira Levin, The Stepford Wives 
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