- The definition of our is belonging or relating to us.
An example of our is the house of a couple.
possessive pronominal adjective
Origin of ourMiddle English ure ; from Old English ure, earlier user, genitive of us (see us), akin to German unser
adjectiveThe possessive form of we.
Origin of ourMiddle English, from Old English ūre; see nes-2 in Indo-European roots.
From Middle English oure, from Old English Å«re, Å«ser (â€œourâ€), from Proto-Germanic *unseraz (â€œof us, ourâ€), from Proto-Indo-European *no-s-ero- (â€œourâ€). Cognate with West Frisian Ãºs (â€œourâ€), Low German uns (â€œourâ€), Dutch onze (â€œourâ€), German unser (â€œourâ€), Danish vor (â€œourâ€).
- Eye dialect spelling of hour.
Variant of -or
Origin of -orMiddle English -our ; from Old French -our, -or, -eur ; from Classical Latin -or, -ator a person or thing that (does a specified thing): mortgagor, incisor
Origin of -orME -our < OFr < L -or quality or condition: favor, error