mynheer

noun

myn·​heer mə-ˈner How to pronounce mynheer (audio)
: a male Netherlander
used as a title equivalent to Mr.

Word History

Etymology

Dutch mijnheer, from mijn my + heer master, sir

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mynheer was in 1605

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Cite this Entry

“Mynheer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mynheer. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

mynheer

noun
myn·​heer mə-ˈne(ə)r How to pronounce mynheer (audio)
: a male Netherlander
used as a title equal to Mr.
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