personal pronoun

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of personal pronoun

: a pronoun (such as I, you, or they) that expresses a distinction of person

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First Known Use of personal pronoun

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PERSONAL PRONOUN Defined for English Language Learners

personal pronoun

noun

Definition of personal pronoun for English Language Learners

  • grammar : a pronoun (such as I, you, they, or it ) that is used to refer to a specific person or thing


PERSONAL PRONOUN Defined for Kids

personal pronoun

noun

Definition of personal pronoun for Students

: a pronoun (as I, you, it, or they) used instead of a noun that names a definite person or thing

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