Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “whichever”

See all translations

whichever

determiner, pronoun uk   /wɪˈtʃev.ər/ us    //
B2 any one from a limited set: We can go to the seven o'clock performance or the eight - whichever suits you best. Either Thursday or Friday - choose whichever day is best for you.
More examples

whichever

determiner uk   /wɪˈtʃev.ər/ us    //
B2 it is not important which: It's going to be expensive whichever way you do it. Whichever option we choose there'll be disadvantages.
More examples
Translations of “whichever”
in Chinese (Traditional) (有限數目中的)任何一個…
in Russian какой бы ни, любой…
in Turkish herhangi, hangi, her hangi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (有限数目中的)任何一个…
in Polish którykolwiek, jakikolwiek…
(Definition of whichever from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of whichever?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “whichever” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More