Definition of yours truly in US English:

yours truly


  • 1Used as a formula for ending a letter.

    • ‘Addressed to 'Dear Boss' and dramatically written in red ink, it claimed to be from the killer and was signed 'Yours truly, Jack the Ripper'.’
    • ‘It certainly wouldn't bother me to receive a letter signed "yours truly".’
    1. 1.1humorous Used to refer to oneself.
      ‘the demos will be organized by yours truly’
      • ‘In less than four short months, yours truly - and yours truly's better half - will be welcoming a new baby to the world.’
      • ‘Once again, look for yours truly on his own domain next week.’
      • ‘Her most recent transgression involves yours truly, but it's hardly the first time she has embarrassed her employers.’
      • ‘Last Friday night a surprise 50th birthday party was organised for yours truly by the family.’
      • ‘For general information on mutual funds, here is the Wikipedia article, originally written by yours truly.’