Definition of she noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ʃi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʃi//
    ; BrE strong form BrE//ʃiː//
    ; NAmE strong form NAmE//ʃiː//
    jump to other results
  1. 1[singular] (informal) a female What a sweet little dog. Is it a he or a she?
  2. 2she- (in compound nouns) a female animal a she-wolf
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: probably a phonetic development of the Old English feminine personal pronoun hēo, hīe.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: she