our

Definitions


[aʊə], (Determiner)

Definitions:
- belonging to or associated with the speaker and one or more other people previously mentioned or easily identified
(e.g: Jo and I had our hair cut)

- used in formal contexts by a royal person or a writer or editor to refer to something belonging to or associated with himself or herself
(e.g: we want to know what you, our readers, think)

- used with a name to refer to a relative, friend, or colleague of the speaker
(e.g: really, she is a one, our Gillian)


Phrases:

Origin:
Old English ūre, of Germanic origin; related to us and German unser




definition by Oxford Dictionaries