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nobody

1 pronoun
     
no‧bod‧y1 S1 W2
1 no one:
I knocked on the door but nobody answered.
! Do not spell this as two words, or the meaning changes: There was nobody there (=no person). There was no body there (=not a dead body).
2

like nobody's business

very much, very well, or very fast:
We get along like nobody's business.

➔ be nobody's fool

at fool1 (5)

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