Definitions for s/heˈʃi ərˈhi, ˈʃiˈhi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

she*ʃi(pron.)(sing.)she; her; hers

  1. (pron.)the female person or animal being discussed or last mentioned; that female.

  2. the woman:

    She who listens learns.

  3. anything considered, as by personification, to be feminine:

    spring, with all the memories she conjures up.

  4. (n.)a female person or animal.

  5. an object or device considered as female or feminine.

* nom.. Usage: See he1, me, they.

Origin of she:

1125–75; ME, alter. of OE sēo, sīo, sīe, fem. of sethe1; cf. her

s/he*ˈʃi ərˈhi, ˈʃiˈhi(pron.)

  1. she or he: used as an orthographic device to avoid he when the sex of the antecedent is unknown or irrelevant.

    Category: Usage Note

    Ref: Compare she/he.

* Usage: See he1.

Origin of s/he:

1975–80

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