the personals

plural noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the personals

US
:a special section of a newspaper, magazine, etc., where people can place short personal messages

Word by Word Definitions

personal play personals
  1. : of, relating to, or affecting a particular person : private, individual

  2. : done in person without the intervention of another

  3. : carried on between individuals directly

  1. : a short newspaper paragraph relating to the activities of a person or a group or to personal matters

  2. : a short personal communication in a special column of the classified ads section of a newspaper or periodical

  3. : personal foul


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