Learner's definition of PERSONALLY
— used to say that something was done or will be done by a particular person and not by someone else
He said he would attend to the matter personally.
I personally approved the changes.
She personally replied to my letter.
— used to say that someone knows a person or thing from personal experience and not because of someone else
in a way that involves a particular person and no one else
You will be held personally responsible for any losses or damages.
The player was personally criticized by his coach.
He blamed me personally for causing the problem.
I was personally offended by the article.
in a way that relates to a particular person and is offensive or hurtful
— used to say what your opinion is
in a way that involves someone's personal life rather than someone's work or job