English version

whoever

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhoeverwho‧ev‧er /huːˈevə $ -ˈevər/ ●●○ S3 pronoun 🔊 🔊 1 EVERYONEused to say that it does not matter who does something, is in a particular place etc 🔊 I’ll take whoever wants to go. 🔊 When you’re done with the book, just give it to Kristin or Shelley or whoever.2 PERSON/PEOPLEused to talk about a specific person or people, although you do not know who they are 🔊 Whoever is responsible for this will be punished.3 whoever he/she is4 SURPRISEDused to mean ‘who’ at the beginning of a question to show surprise or anger 🔊 Whoever would do a thing like that to an old woman?
Examples from the Corpus
whoeverWhoever could be calling at this time of night?Give these clothes to whoever needs them.
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