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Synonyms

person

noun

an individual human, usually an adult. The plural is people, but in formal or official language the form persons is used

people

noun

used for referring to humans in general

human

noun

a person

individual

noun

a person considered separately from their society or community

humanity

noun

all the people who are living in the world

folk

noun

informal people in general

society

noun

people in general living together in organized communities, with laws and traditions controlling the way that they behave towards one another

man

noun

people in general

the many

adverb

the majority of people

your fellow man/men

other people

rando

noun

informal a stranger, especially one who seems a bit odd or behaves suspiciously

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a person

used for referring to yourself or to people in general

being

noun

a person

bird

noun

old-fashioned a particular type of person

bod

noun

informalBritish a person

case

noun

a situation or person to be dealt with, often by an official

character

noun

a person of a particular type

creature

noun

a person described in a particular way

customer

noun

informal a particular type of person, especially one who is dishonest or difficult to deal with

devil

noun

informal a person. Used when you are describing someone or saying how you feel about them, especially if you like them

face

noun

used for referring to a person

folk

noun

people of a particular type or from a particular place

human

adjective

relating to people

humankind

noun

people in general

the living

adjective

all the people who are alive

old stick

a person

party

noun

formal a person or group involved in something such as an agreement or disagreement, especially a contract or legal case, with another person or group

person

noun

used when you do not know who did something

public

noun

people of a particular type: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

the public

noun

people in general: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

sort

noun

a particular type of person

soul

noun

a particular type of person

souls

noun

a person

souls

noun

mainly literary people

specimen

noun

a particular type of person. This word is often used in a humorous way, especially to talk about someone’s appearance

statistic

noun

a person considered as a number, not as an individual

your man

used for talking about a particular man

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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