- First person is defined as pronouns and verbs that refer to the speaker.
The pronouns "I" or "me" are an example of first person pronouns.
first person definition by Webster's New World
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- the form of a pronoun (as I) or verb (as am) that refers to the speaker or writer or, in the plural, also to those for whom the speaker or writer serves as spokesperson
- a category consisting of such forms
- narration characterized by the general use of such forms
first person definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The grammatical category of forms that designate a speaker or writer referring to himself or herself. Examples of forms in the first person include English pronouns such as I and we and verb forms such as Spanish hablo “I speak.”
- A discourse or literary style in which the narrator recounts his or her own experiences or impressions using such forms: a novel written in the first person.
- A perspective in a video or computer game that shows only what a character would see.
- firstˈ-perˈson adjective