signor

play
noun si·gnor \sēn-ˈyȯr\
variants: or less commonly

signior

\sēn-ˈyȯr\

Definition of signor

plural

signors

or

signori

play \sēn-ˈyȯr-(ˌ)ē\ also

signiors

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

Origin and Etymology of signor

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


First Known Use: 1539

Other Forms of Address Terms

Learn More about signor


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up signor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to help become familiar with something

Get Word of the Day daily email!