Definition of my in English:


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possessive determiner

  • 1Belonging to or associated with the speaker.

    ‘my name is John’
    • ‘my friend’
    1. 1.1 informal Used with a name to refer to a member of the speaker's family.
      • ‘my Francine won top honors in the science fair’
    2. 1.2Used with forms of address in affectionate, sympathetic, humorous, or patronizing contexts.
      ‘my dear boy’
      • ‘my poor baby’
  • 2Used in various expressions of surprise.

    ‘my goodness!’
    • ‘oh my!’



/mī/ /maɪ/


Middle English mi (originally before words beginning with any consonant except h-), reduced from min, from Old English mīn (see mine).