Definition of my determiner from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//maɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//maɪ//
    (the possessive form of I)
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  1. 1  of or belonging to the speaker or writer Where's my passport? My feet are cold.
  2. 2used in exclamations to express surprise, etc. My goodness! Look at the time!
  3. 3used when addressing somebody, to show affection my dear/darling/love
  4. 4used when addressing somebody that you consider to have a lower status than you My dear girl, you're wrong.
  5. Word OriginMiddle English mi (originally before words beginning with any consonant except h-), reduced from min, from Old English mīn, of Germanic origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: my