Meaning of yours truly in English:

yours truly


  • 1Used as a formula for ending a letter.

    ‘It certainly wouldn't bother me to receive a letter signed "yours truly".’
    ‘Addressed to 'Dear Boss' and dramatically written in red ink, it claimed to be from the killer and was signed 'Yours truly, Jack the Ripper'.’
    1. 1.1humorous Used to refer to oneself.
      ‘the demos will be organized by yours truly’
      • ‘In less than four short months, yours truly - and yours truly's better half - will be welcoming a new baby to the world.’
      • ‘Last Friday night a surprise 50th birthday party was organised for yours truly by the family.’
      • ‘Her most recent transgression involves yours truly, but it's hardly the first time she has embarrassed her employers.’
      • ‘Once again, look for yours truly on his own domain next week.’
      • ‘For general information on mutual funds, here is the Wikipedia article, originally written by yours truly.’