Spanish translation of “person”
person noun /ˈpəːsn/ (plural people /ˈpiːpl/, persons)
› a human being
There’s a person outside who wants to speak to you. › a person’s body
He never carried money on his person (= with him in his pockets etc). personal adjective › one’s own
This is his personal opinion The matter will have my personal attention. › private
This is a personal matter between him and me. › in person
The Prime Minister will make a personal appearance. › (making remarks which are) insulting, especially about a person’s appearance etc
personal remarks Don’t be personal! personality noun (plural personalities) › a person’s characteristics (of the mind, the emotions etc) as a whole
a likeable / forceful (= strong) personality. › strong, distinctive (usually attractive) character
She is not beautiful, but she has a lot of personality. › a well-known person
a television personality (also adjective) a personality cult (= very great, usually too great, admiration for a person, usually a political leader). personally adverb › in one’s own opinion
Personally, I prefer the other one. › doing something oneself, not having or letting someone else do it on one’s behalf
He thanked me personally. personal computer noun › (also PC) a small computer that can be used independently by an individual user for word-processing, games, e-mail, storage of information. etc.
personal pronoun › a pronoun which refers to the first, second or third persons.
personal stereo noun › (also Walkman®) a small (radio and) cassette player with headphones that enables the person wearing it to listen to music while walking etc.
personal watercraft noun › a small boat for one or two people that is ridden like a motorcycle.
in person › personally; one’s self, not represented by someone else
The Queen was there in person I’d like to thank him in person.