Definition Of something

noun

a thing that is unspecified or unknown.

we stopped for something to eat

to some extent; somewhat.

the people were something scared

used for emphasis with a following adjective functioning as an adverb.

my back hurts something terrible

used in various expressions indicating that a description or amount being stated is not exact.

a wry look, something between amusement and regret

Example Of something

  • something about her frightened me

  • something didn't work

  • a wry look, something between amusement and regret

  • After he had eaten he paced around for a while, looking for something to do to keep him busy.

  • Although we trained very well, I believe that we were something nervous because of the value of the telescope.


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