signor

noun
si·​gnor | \ sēn-ˈyȯr How to pronounce signor (audio) \
variants: or less commonly signior \ sēn-​ˈyȯr How to pronounce signor (audio) \
plural signors or signori\ sēn-​ˈyȯr-​(ˌ)ē How to pronounce signor (audio) \ also signiors

Definition of signor

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

Examples of signor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bright was an authorized signor of bank accounts for the schools and the father of the schools’ CFO, Greg Bright. Arika Herron, The Indianapolis Star, 12 July 2021 Bright was an authorized signor of bank accounts for the schools and the father of the schools’ CFO, Greg Bright. Arika Herron, The Indianapolis Star, 12 July 2021 Bright was an authorized signor of bank accounts for the schools and the father of the schools’ CFO, Greg Bright. Arika Herron, The Indianapolis Star, 12 July 2021 Bright was an authorized signor of bank accounts for the schools and the father of the schools’ CFO, Greg Bright. Arika Herron, The Indianapolis Star, 12 July 2021 Bright was an authorized signor of bank accounts for the schools and the father of the schools’ CFO, Greg Bright. Arika Herron, The Indianapolis Star, 12 July 2021 Bright was an authorized signor of bank accounts for the schools and the father of the schools’ CFO, Greg Bright. Arika Herron, The Indianapolis Star, 12 July 2021 Bright was an authorized signor of bank accounts for the schools and the father of the schools’ CFO, Greg Bright. Arika Herron, The Indianapolis Star, 12 July 2021 Bright was an authorized signor of bank accounts for the schools and the father of the schools’ CFO, Greg Bright. Arika Herron, The Indianapolis Star, 12 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of signor

1539, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for signor

Italian signore, signor, from Medieval Latin senior superior, lord — more at senor

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Last Updated

26 Jun 2022

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“Signor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/signor. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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