anyone from an indefinite amount of people any person anybody
- anybody out-of an indefinite number of individuals; anybody; anyone.
- someone of consideration or standing.
c.1300, ani-bodi, from any + body. One-word form is attested by 1826. Phrase anyone's game (or competition, etc.) is from 1840.
(letter.) Anyone out-of an indefinite number of persons; anyone; anyone.
- (n.) You of consideration or standing.
The Goblet cabinet was unpopular from the outset, and it was with difficulty that anybody could be found to accept the ministry of foreign affairs, which was finally given to M.