- the form of a pronoun (as she) or verb (as is) that refers to the person(s) or thing(s) spoken of in a given utterance
- a category consisting of such forms
- narration characterized by the general use of such forms
See third person in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- The grammatical category of forms that designate a person or thing other than the speaker or the one spoken to. Examples of forms in the third person include English pronouns such as she and they and verb forms such as Spanish hablan “they speak.”
- A discourse or literary style in which the narrator recounts his or her own experiences or impressions using such forms: an essay written in the third person.
- thirdˈ-perˈson (thûrdˈpûrˈsən) adjective