Adjective "hes" definition and examples

(Hes may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Used to refer to a man, boy, or male animal previously mentioned or easily identified.
  1. 'I think he knows it was wrong and he knows he's going to make it right.'
  2. 'When Wynton Marsalis is in town, he's there almost every night.'
  3. 'I've never seen him act this way, he's going crazy'
  4. 'Then he won't even admit he's done anything wrong.'
  5. 'Shane has a nice little punch, but he never hurt me with a solid shot.'
  6. 'every child needs to know that he is loved'
  7. 'From the very beginning, love and nurture your child so he can begin to feel connected to others.'
  8. 'I am the djinn of Timbuktu. He that finds me has two wishes.'
  9. 'Yet if one is filled with dread and loathing, he is also filled with awe.'
  10. 'don't tell he nothing more'
  11. 'Is not easy work but he could control things at he own pace.'


A male; a man.
  1. 'So he just made the decision - or she, it could be a he or she - to land this aircraft at the closest airport.'
  2. 'For a few weeks now, Will had known that Johnny wasn't really a he, he was a she.'
(in children's games) the player who has to catch the others; ‘it’.

    High explosive.
      His Eminence.
        His or Her Excellency.

          More definitions

          1. the male person or animal being discussed or last mentioned; that male.

          2. anyone (without reference to gender); that person: He who hesitates is lost. noun, plural hes.

          3. any male person or animal; a man: hes and shes. adjective

          4. male (usually used in combination): a he-goat.

          More examples(as adjective)

          "speculations can be hes."


          (he)Old English he, hē, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hij.