Definition of the second person noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the second person

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
[singular](grammar) Elements of a story
 
jump to other results
the form of a pronoun or verb used when addressing somebody In the phrase ‘you are’, the verb ‘are’ is in the second person and the word ‘you’ is a second-person pronoun. compare first person, third person See related entries: Elements of a story
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the second person