Pronunciation: (hiz; unstressed iz), [key]
1. the possessive form of he (used as an attributive or predicative adjective): His coat is the brown one. This brown coat is his. Do you mind his speaking first?
2. that or those belonging to him: His was the cleverest remark of all. I borrowed a tie of his.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.