follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

personal effects

noun
1.
privately owned articles consisting chiefly of clothing, toilet items, etc., for intimate use by an individual.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for personal effects

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for personal

10
13
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with personal-effects