Part of speech: noun

A word used instead of a noun.

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Usage examples "pronoun":

  1. She is getting as chary of herself as an Italian pronoun." - "A Venetian June", Anna Fuller.
  2. And the proof of this is that in each of the first three we have the pronoun Thine, but in the last four the pronoun our. - "On Prayer and The Contemplative Life", St. Thomas Aquinas.
  3. " I should like to, if you will show them to me," says the little hypocrite, with the very faintest, but the most successful, emphasis on the pronoun, which is wine to the heart of the old beau; and, offering her his arm, he takes her across the lawn and through the shrubberies to the sheet of water beyond, that gleams sweet and cool through the foliage. - "Faith and Unfaith", Duchess.