Definition of my
1 : of or relating to me or myself especially as possessor, agent, object of an action, or familiar person my car my injuries my man
2 —used interjectionally to express surprise and sometimes reduplicated my oh my ; used also interjectionally with names of various parts of the body to express doubt or disapproval my foot My eye!
Examples of my in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of my from the Web
MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE Documentary about the Church of Scientology, including re-enactments of stories by ex-members of the organization.
MY UNCLE TOO THOUGH pic.twitter.com/ypPj1tO5Kf — Madison Rae (@MaddieRae5) June 4, 2017 Holshevnikoff was kind of proud of herself.
MY COUSIN RACHEL Starring: Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger, Iain Glen Director: Roger Michell Rated:
The channel's quick success is thanks to a featured spot on the SHAYTARDS, who have more than 4.9M subscribers, in the video MY SISTER GOT MARRIED!
But for me, a great pastry has the ability to brighten my day, impress a group of friends or make someone feel loved.
Either way, these comments leave doubt and uncertainty for the marijuana industry, stifling job growth in my state.
MY BRIEF SOCCER career lasted just five years, from age 6 to 11.
HONEY LOVE MY ARDOUR PANTS FOR YOUR UNSATISFIED LONGING.
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Origin and Etymology of my
Middle English, from Old English mīn, from mīn, suppletive genitive of ic I; akin to Old English mē me
First Known Use: 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of my
Definition of my-
: muscle myoglobin : muscle and myoneural
MY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of my for English Language Learners
: 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
MY Defined for Kids
Definition of my for Students
: belonging or relating to me or myself my head my injuries
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