Whose vs Whosever - What's the difference?

whose | whosever |


As pronouns the difference between whose and whosever

is that whose is of whom, belonging to whom; (used as an interrogative pronoun) while whosever is of whomever.

whose

English

Pronoun

(English Pronouns)
  • Of whom, belonging to whom; (used as an interrogative pronoun).
  • Of whom, belonging to whom; (used as a relative pronoun).
  • (=This man's dog caused the accident.)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=5, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=The most rapid and most seductive transition in all human nature is that which attends the palliation of a ravenous appetite.
  • Of which, belonging to which; (used as a relative pronoun).
  • (=The roofs are falling off several houses we saw.)

    whosever

    English

    Pronoun

  • Of whomever.
  • * 1866 , , The Galaxy , W.C and F.P. Church, page 584
  • "And she is not wholesome, whosever word it was. She was there, hanging about him when he was so bad, before the worst came."