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yours truly

noun
1.
a conventional phrase used at the end of a letter.
2.
Informal. I; myself; me:
I'm only in business to profit yours truly.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
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British Dictionary definitions for yours-truly

yours truly

pronoun
1.
an informal term for I, myself, or me
Word Origin
from the conventional closing phrase used at the end of letters
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Slang definitions & phrases for yours-truly

yours truly

pronouncation

phr I; me; myself: Both of whom are repped by yours truly

[1844+; fr the conventional parting salutation of a letter]


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Idioms and Phrases with yours-truly

yours truly

.
A closing formula for a letter, as in It was signed “Yours truly, Mary Smith.” [ Late 1700s ]
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I, me, myself, as in Jane sends her love, as does yours truly. [ ; mid-1800s ]
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