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-person British & World English

Used as a neutral alternative to -man in nouns denoting professional status, a position of authority, etc.

person British & World English

A human being regarded as an individual

person English Thesaurus

you were probably the last person to see Glynn alive

in person British & World English

With the personal presence or action of the individual specified

bar person British & World English

A person who works in a bar

non-person British & World English

A person regarded as non-existent or unimportant, or as having no rights; an ignored or forgotten person

legal person British & World English

An individual, company, or other entity which has legal rights and is subject to obligations

people person British & World English

A person who enjoys or is particularly good at interacting with others

young person British & World English

(In the UK) a person generally from 14 to 17 years of age

business person British & World English

A businessman or businesswoman

person-to-person British & World English

Taking place directly between individuals

displaced person British & World English

A person who is forced to leave their home country because of war or persecution; a refugee

in the person of British & World English

In the physical form of

person of colour British & World English

A person who is not white or of European parentage

first-person shooter British & World English

A type of video game whose gameplay involves shooting enemies and other targets and in which a player views the action as though through the eyes of the character they are controlling

be one's own person British & World English

Do or be what one wishes or in accordance with one’s own character rather than as influenced by others

in one's own person British & World English

Oneself; in person (used for emphasis)

third-person shooter British & World English

A type of video game whose gameplay involves shooting enemies and other targets and in which a player views the action as if from a position behind the character they are controlling

in person in person British & World English

With the personal presence or action of the individual specified

be in another person's shoes British & World English

Be (or put oneself) in another person’s situation or predicament

unperson British & World English

A person whose name or existence is denied or ignored, especially because of a political misdemeanour

boat people British & World English

Refugees who have left a country by sea, in particular the Vietnamese people who fled in small boats to Hong Kong, Australia, and elsewhere after the conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam in 1975

the first person in first person British & World English

A type of narrative in which the protagonist relates their story using the first person, i.e. using the pronoun ‘I’

transperson British & World English

A person who is transgender or transsexual

waitperson British & World English

A waiter or waitress (used as a neutral alternative)

anchorperson British & World English

An anchorman or anchorwoman

cameraperson British & World English

A cameraman or camerawoman (used as a neutral alternative)

in person in person English Thesaurus

the Queen was unable to be there in person

in one's own person in person British & World English

Oneself; in person (used for emphasis)

the third person in third person British & World English

A type of narrative in which the story is related by an omniscient narrator, using third-person forms

be one's own person in person British & World English

Do or be what one wishes or in accordance with one’s own character rather than as influenced by others

be or put oneself in another person's shoes in shoe British & World English

Be (or put oneself) in another person’s situation or predicament