- something ► PRONOUN 1) an unspecified or unknown thing. 2) an unspecified or unknown amount or degree.► ADVERB informal ▪ used for emphasis with a following adjective: my back hurts something terrible.● quite (or really) something — Cf. ↑really something● something else — Cf. ↑something else● something of — Cf. ↑something of● thirty-something (forty-something, etc.) — Cf. ↑thirty-something/forty-something, etc.
English terms dictionary. 2015.