something

something [sum′thiŋ]
pron.
1. a thing that is not definitely known, understood, or identified; some undetermined thing [something went wrong]
2. some thing or things, definite but unspecified [have something to eat]
3. a bit; a little [something over an hour]
n.
Informal an important or remarkable person or thing
adv.
1. a little; somewhat [looks something like me]
2. Informal really; quite [sounds something awful]: Also used after a figure to indicate a fraction beyond [ the bus leaves at six something]
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☆ something else
Slang a really remarkable person or thing

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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