possessive pronoun

noun

: a pronoun that derives from a personal pronoun and denotes possession and analogous relationships

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of possessive pronoun was in the 15th century

Dictionary Entries Near possessive pronoun

Cite this Entry

“Possessive pronoun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/possessive%20pronoun. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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