third person


noun

the grammatical person used by the speaker of an utterance in referring to anyone or anything other than the speaker or the one (third person singular ) or ones (third person plural ) being addressed.
a pronoun or verb form in the third person, as she or goes in English, or a set of such forms.

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Origin of third person

First recorded in 1580–90
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British Dictionary definitions for third person

third person

noun

a grammatical category of pronouns and verbs used when referring to objects or individuals other than the speaker or his addressee(s)
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