milord

noun

mi·​lord mi-ˈlȯr(d) How to pronounce milord (audio)
: an Englishman of noble or gentle birth

Examples of milord in a Sentence

a city that was a favorite stop for English milords on the grand tour

Word History

Etymology

French, from English my lord

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of milord was in 1607

Dictionary Entries Near milord

Cite this Entry

“Milord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milord. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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