the personals

Definition of the personals


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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  done in person without the intervention of another

    :  proceeding from a single person

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

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

    :  personal foul

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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