noun \məs-ˈyə(r), məsh-; mə-ˈsir\
plural mes·sieurs \məs-ˈyə(r)(z), məsh-, mās-; mə-ˈsir(z)\

Definition of MONSIEUR

:  a Frenchman of high rank or station —used as a title equivalent to Mister and prefixed to the name of a Frenchman

Origin of MONSIEUR

Middle French, literally, my lord
First Known Use: 1512

Other Forms of Address Terms

appellation, beatitude, brethren, emeritus, esquire, sire, sous


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