1 his /ˈhɪz/ /ɪz/ adjective
1 his
/ˈhɪz/ /ɪz/
Learner's definition of HIS
possessive form of he
always used before a noun
: relating to or belonging to a certain man, boy, or male animal
: made or done by a certain man, boy, or male animal
used to refer to a person of either sex in general statements or when the sex of the person is unknown
◊ This use of his was common in the past but is now often avoided because it is considered sexist.
2 his /ˈhɪz/ pronoun
2 his
Learner's definition of HIS
: that which belongs to or is connected with him : his one : his ones
British, informal : his home
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