PRONOUN By N., Sam M.S. - 10 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 LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) ACHIEVEMENT TESTS ACCUSATIVE READINESS TESTS READABILITY RESEARCH JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) CREATIVITY TESTS READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) REPETITION-COMPULSION DATIVE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PRONOUN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pronoun/ (accessed December 1, 2022).