- Thine is defined as something belongs to you.
An example of thine is John telling Mary that the horse belongs to John, by saying the horse is thine.
Origin of thineMiddle English thin ; from Old English genitive of thu, thou ( Middle English loss of -n before a consonant gives thy)
possessive pronominal adjective
pron.(used with a sing. or pl. verb)
adjectiveA possessive form of thou1.
Origin of thineMiddle English thin; see thy.
- (archaic) Singular second person prevocalic possessive determiner (preconsonantal form: thy).
- (archaic) Singular second person possessive pronoun.
- nithe, thein