something


something
I. pronoun Date: before 12th century 1. a. some indeterminate or unspecified thing b. some indeterminate amount more than a specified number — used in combination <
twenty-something years old
>
<
a group of fifty-somethings
>
2. a person or thing of consequence 3. one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different <
is something of a bore
>
II. adverb Date: 13th century 1. in some degree ; somewhat 2. — used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective <
swears something awful
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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