Meaning of whoever

who•ev•er

Pronunciation: (h-ev'ur), [key]
— whos𠈮v𠈮r whom•ev•er.
  1. whatever person; anyone that: Whoever did it should be proud. Ask whoever is there. Tell it to whomever you like.
  2. no matter who: I won't do it, whoever asks.
  3. who? what person? (used to express astonishment, disbelief, disdain, etc.): Whoever is that? Whoever told you such a thing?
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