1 definition by fringnubs

"playing the pronoun game" is when a character uses a pronoun such as "he" or "they" in place of a name forcing another character to ask "who?". Often used in films to give an excuse for exposition or as a cheap way to add mystery.
interviewee: he's coming
interviewer: who? who's coming? you can't just say "he" and expect everyone to know who you're talking about don't play the pronoun game with me
by fringnubs December 14, 2016