Definition of hers in English:

hers

possessive pronoun

  • Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with a female person or animal previously mentioned.

    ‘his eyes met hers’
    ‘the choice was hers’
    ‘friends of hers warned her’
    • ‘When she came round for the party and saw I had put my cake rather than hers on the table, she exploded.’
    • ‘Dominic smiled and said he'd love to meet any friend of hers, but inside his heart was dying.’
    • ‘Just as his lips were about to meet hers, she turned her face to the side and the kiss landed on her cheek.’
    • ‘The meat was good quality and tasty, indeed, so good that one of our group ended up eating hers raw.’
    • ‘Jennings said they were hers and the lance corporal apologised and put them down again.’
    • ‘My daughter looks at my marriage and says she wants mum and dad to arrange hers.’
    • ‘Nor did she realise that a male colleague had given up his leave so she could have hers.’
    • ‘What she then decided to do is what sets her story apart from so many others like hers.’
    • ‘As his wife fell into a dark world of despair, Adom felt his emotions mirror hers.’
    • ‘The money would be hers, even if his heart would never belong to her again, Kiki vowed.’
    • ‘She was telling me about a neighbour of hers who has a cat that she treats like it is her child.’
    • ‘My legs could not keep up with hers despite me having some leeway on the rope.’
    • ‘However tough it seems, this decision has to be the pregnant woman's and hers alone.’
    • ‘Although she does have a nanny and a supportive husband who downgraded his career to help hers.’
    • ‘He has a similar warmth to Keyes, but his manner is as still as hers is frenetic.’
    • ‘I'm afraid that in my case the reasons are not as connected to world history as they are in hers.’
    • ‘If this book bears the imprimatur of one person above any other, it is undoubtedly hers.’
    • ‘His eyes met hers, but she got the feeling that he wasn't looking at her, but past her at the wall.’
    • ‘The first report was a mere listener ringing up about a horrified letter a friend of hers had sent her.’
    • ‘Well, the only way I know is to make sure you keep busy in your field and she is busy in hers.’

Pronunciation:

hers

/hərz/