Definition of my
- my car
- my injuries
- my man
- my oh my
- my foot
- My eye!
I enjoy my job very much.
My favorite TV show was on last night.
When I woke up this morning, my head ached and my throat was sore.
My wife and I both love to dance.
I always keep my promises.
It was my fault that we lost the game.
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First Known Use: 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: relating to or belonging to me : made or done by me
—used to express affection for someone you are talking to
—used by itself and in phrases to express surprise, excitement, or fear
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