masseur

noun
mas·​seur | \ ma-ˈsər How to pronounce masseur (audio) , mə- \

Definition of masseur

: a man who practices massage

Examples of masseur in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As police approached, the violin player and masseur was listening to music through headphones. Sara Sidner And Julia Jones, CNN, "Two strangers, with the same first name, and a terrifying story about ketamine in policing," 31 Aug. 2020 Konstantinov had nearly died the year before when the limousine carrying him, defenseman Slava Fetisov and team masseur Sergei Mnatsakanov crashed into a tree on Woodward Avenue in Birmingham. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Red Wings, the 1998 Stanley Cup and Vladdie: 'Wasn't a dry eye on the team'," 10 June 2020 In December 2019, a lawsuit filed by a masseur was settled three months after the accuser died of cancer. Tomás Mier, PEOPLE.com, "Kevin Spacey Compares His Downfall from Sexual Assault Allegations to Coronavirus Outbreak," 6 May 2020 Returning from a team golf outing, the limousine carrying defensemen Vladimir Konstantinov and Slava Fetisov, and masseur Sergei Mnatsakanov, crashed into a tree on Woodward Avenue in Birmingham. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Red Wings' Stanley Cup champions breakdown: Which recent team was your favorite?," 29 Apr. 2020 The decision states that the allegations against Spacey could not be proven without the masseur’s participation. BostonGlobe.com, "LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors have rejected a sexual battery case against Kevin Spacey because the accuser has died.," 30 Oct. 2019 The decision states that the allegations against Spacey could not be proven without the masseur’s participation. BostonGlobe.com, "LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors have rejected a sexual battery case against Kevin Spacey because the accuser has died.," 30 Oct. 2019 The decision states that the allegations against Spacey could not be proven without the masseur’s participation. BostonGlobe.com, "LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors have rejected a sexual battery case against Kevin Spacey because the accuser has died.," 30 Oct. 2019 The decision states that the allegations against Spacey could not be proven without the masseur’s participation. Washington Post, "Los Angeles prosecutors reject Kevin Spacey sex battery case," 29 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of masseur

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for masseur

French, from masser

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The first known use of masseur was in 1876

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“Masseur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/masseur. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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masseur

noun
How to pronounce masseur (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of masseur

: a man whose job is to give massages

masseur

noun
mas·​seur | \ ma-ˈsər, mə- How to pronounce masseur (audio) \

Medical Definition of masseur

: a man who practices massage — compare masseuse

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