monsieur

noun mon·sieur \ məs-ˈyər , -ˈyə , məsh- ; mə-ˈsir \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of monsieur

plural messieurs play \məs-ˈyə(r)(z), məsh-, mās-; mə-ˈsir(z)\
:a Frenchman of high rank or station used as a title equivalent to Mister and prefixed to the name of a Frenchman

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Origin and Etymology of monsieur

Middle French, literally, my lord

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