third personthird person
- 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
- 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.
- A perspective in a video or computer game in which the screen depicts a point of view other than that of the player's avatar.
- Used other than as an idiom: see third,"Ž person.
- (linguistics, with the) The words, word-forms, and grammatical structures, taken collectively, that are normally used of people or things other than the speaker or the audience.
- In English, the third person consists of pronouns such as he, she, it, and they, verbs such as is and has, and most nouns.
- (grammar) the form of a verb used when the subject of a sentence is not the audience or the one making the statement. In English, pronouns used with the third person include he, she, it, one, they, and who.
- "Is" is the third-person singular of "to be"
- A form of narrative writing using verbs in the third person in order to give the impression that the action is happening to another person.
- (law) Someone not associated with a particular matter; a third party.
- first person
- second person
- (grammar) Of a verb, in the third person.
- (literature) Of a narrative, using verbs in the third person.