1 he /ˈhiː/ /i/ pronoun
1 he
/ˈhiː/ /i/
Learner's definition of HE
: that male used to indicate a male person or animal that is the subject of a verb
compare she
: that person used in a general sense or when the sex of the person is unknown
◊ This use of he was common in the past but is now often avoided because it is considered sexist.
2 he /ˈhiː/ noun
2 he
Learner's definition of HE
: a boy, man, or male animal
sometimes used in combination