ˈhiz-ˈhər How to pronounce his/her (audio)
: his or her
used as an adjective of common gender

Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of his/her was in 1952

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“His/her.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/his%2Fher. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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