(Some"times`), a. Former; sometime. [Obs.]
Thy sometimes brother's wife.Shak.
1. More or less; a certain quantity or degree; a part, more or less; something.
These salts have somewhat of a nitrous taste.Grew.
Somewhat of his good sense will suffer, in this transfusion, and much of the beauty of his thoughts will
2. A person or thing of importance; a somebody.
Here come those that worship me.Tennyson.
They think that I am somewhat.
(Some"what`), adv. In some degree or measure; a little.
His giantship is gone, somewhat crestfallen.Milton.
Somewhat back from the village street.Longfellow.
(Some"when`), adv. At some indefinite time. [R.]
(Some"where`) adv. In some place unknown or not specified; in one place or another. "Somewhere
nigh at hand." Milton.
(Some"while`) adv. Once; for a time.
Though, under color of shepherds, somewhileSpenser.
There crept in wolves, full of fraud and guile.
(Some"whith`er) adv. To some indeterminate place; to some place or other.
Driven by the winds of temptation somewhither.Barrow.
(So"mite) n. [Gr. sw^ma body.] (Anat. & Zoöl.) One of the actual or ideal serial segments of
which an animal, esp. an articulate or vertebrate, is composed; somatome; metamere. So*mit`ic a.
(||Som`meil") n. [F.] Slumber; sleep.
(Som"mer*set) n. See Somersault.
(Som*nam"bu*lar) a. Of or pertaining to somnambulism; somnambulistic. Mrs. Browning.
(Som*nam"bu*late) v. i. & t. To walk when asleep.
(Som*nam`bu*la"tion) n. [L. somnus sleep + ambulatio a walking about, from ambulare
to walk. See Somnolent, Amble.] The act of walking in sleep.
(Som*nam"bu*la`tor) n. A somnambulist.
(Som*nam"bule) n. [F.] A somnambulist.
(Som*nam"bu*lic) a. Somnambulistic.