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  • pro. He or she; singular of they, used as a gender-neutral reference to the third person singular.


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  • A lot of languages have trouble with this.

    December 19, 2017

  • Full disclosure: I'm not a feminist or SJW, I just want to document every English word. So Wordnik's goal and mine are the same.

    With that out of the way, does anyone know a oneword equivalent to "he or she"? I'm one of those people who only uses "they" as plural, by the way.

    December 19, 2017