PRONOUN By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 In language, a word that serves as a substitute for a noun or noun phrase. This allows for less repetition. In English, "you", "she" and "her" are all pronouns. PRONOUN: "Paula took off her coat. It was then hung up. ("IT" is the pronoun)." Related Psychology Terms ACCUSATIVE NUMBER DATIVE AGREEABLE CATAPHASIA THORNDIKE-LORGE LIST CONSTITUENT GENITIVE ADDITIVE BILINGUALISM ITERATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRONOUN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pronoun/ (accessed September 29, 2020).