1 individual, physical, bodily, actual, live; in person, in the flesh:
The star is scheduled to make a personal appearance on tonight's chat show
2 intimate, exclusive, private, special, particular:
Would you do me a personal favour? I hear they are having personal problems
3 intimate, close, dear, bosom, familiar, special:
Wendy happens to be a personal friend of ours.
4 intimate, individual; disparaging, slighting, offensive, derogatory, critical, deprecating, belittling, adverse, unfriendly, insulting:
He should confine his criticism to her acting and avoid personal remarks.