signor

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si·gnor

noun \sēn-ˈyr\
plural signors or si·gno·ri \sēn-ˈyr-(ˌ)ē\ also signiors

Definition of SIGNOR

:  an Italian man usually of rank or gentility —used as a title equivalent to Mr.

Variants of SIGNOR

si·gnor also si·gnior \sēn-ˈyr\

Origin of SIGNOR

Italian signore, signor, from Medieval Latin senior superior, lord — more at senor
First Known Use: 1545

Other Forms of Address Terms

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

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