1. [ adjective ] concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality

"a personal favor" "for your personal use" "personal papers" "I have something personal to tell you" "a personal God" "he has his personal bank account"

Related terms: impersonal own of_her_own of_one's_own individualized individualised individual in-person intimate in-person person-to-person private personalized ad_hominem face-to-face private
2. [ adjective ] particular to a given individual
Related terms: subjective
3. [ adjective ] of or arising from personality

"personal magnetism"

Related terms: personality
4. [ adjective ] intimately concerning a person's body or physical being

"personal hygiene"

Related terms: physical
5. [ adjective ] (grammar) indicating grammatical person

"personal verb endings"

Related terms: person
6. [ noun ] (writing,news) a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
Related terms: news_article
Similar spelling:   persona