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English definition of “or something (like that)”

or something (like that)

informal
A2 used to show that what you have just said is only an example or you are not certain about it: She works for a bank or something. Why don't you go to a movie or something?Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities Grammar:Someone, somebody, something, somewhereSomeone, somebody, something, somewhere are indefinite pronouns. They function in a similar way to some. We use them in affirmative clauses and in questions expecting a particular answer. We can use them to refer to both general and specific people or things. We use them with a singular verb:
(Definition of or something (like that) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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