She meaning

shē
Frequency:
A female animal or person. Sometimes used in combination.

Is the cat a she? Is that a she-bear?

noun
5
2
The woman, girl, or female animal (or, sometimes, the thing regarded as female) previously mentioned: feminine personal pronoun in the third person singular.
pronoun
3
2
A woman, girl, or female animal.
noun
3
2
Used to refer to the female person or animal previously mentioned or implied.
pronoun
3
4
She is defined as a female who was previously mentioned.

An example of a she is a doe, a female deer.

pronoun
2
0
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Female.

She-bear.

affix
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2
Initialism of standard hydrogen electrode.
initialism
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Used in place of it to refer to certain inanimate things, such as ships and nations, traditionally perceived as female.
pronoun
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3
Used to refer to a person whose gender is unspecified or unknown.
pronoun
0
4

Origin of she

  • Middle English probably alteration of Old English sēo feminine demonstrative pron. so- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition