he/she

pronoun
\ ˈhē-ˈshē How to pronounce he/she (audio) ; ˈhē-ər-; ˈhē-ˈslash- \

Definition of he/she

: he or she used as a pronoun of common gender

First Known Use of he/she

1963, in the meaning defined above

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“He/she.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/he%2Fshe. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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