signor
also signior noun (plural signors or signori; also signiors) Etymology: Italian signore, signor, from Medieval Latin senior superior, lord — more at senor Date: 1545 an Italian man usually of rank or gentility — used as a title equivalent to Mr.

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  • signor — ⇒SIGNOR, subst. masc.; SIGNORA, subst. fém. [En Italie] Monsieur; madame. Une signora en robe verte, en chapeau de paille couvert d un voile, priait devant la chapelle du saint [Antoine] (CHATEAUBR., Mém., t. 4, 1848, p. 435). Mais alors vous… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Signor — may refer to:* Signor Brocolini (1841 1906), Irish born American operatic singer * Signor Lawanda (1849 1934), American circus performer and strongman * Tari Signor (born 1967), American actressee also* Signor Lipps * Signori …   Wikipedia

  • signor — SIGNÓR s. v. cucon, domn. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  SIGNÓR s.m. (Italienism) Domn. [pron. si nior. / < it. signor]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 09.09.2005. Sursa: DN  SIGNÓR NIOR/ s. m. domn. (< …   Dicționar Român

  • Signor — Si*gnor , Signore Si*gno re, n. [It. See {Seignior}.] Sir; Mr.; a title of address or respect among the Italians. Before a noun the form is Signor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • signor — 1570s, from It. signore, from L. seniorem, acc. of senior (see SENIOR (Cf. senior)). Feminine form signora is from 1636; dim. signorina is first recorded 1820 …   Etymology dictionary

  • signor — ► NOUN (pl. signori) ▪ a title or form of address used of or to an Italian speaking man, corresponding to Mr or sir. ORIGIN Italian, from Latin senior older man …   English terms dictionary

  • signor — [sē nyō̂r′; ] E [ sēn′yôr΄] n. pl. signori or Eng. signors [sēnyō̂′rē] [It, reduced form of signore: see SIGNORE] 1. [S ] Mr.: Italian title of respect, used before the name 2. a man; gentleman …   English World dictionary

  • Signor — ◆ Si|gnor 〈[zınjo:r] nur vor dem Namen〉 = Signore ◆ Die Buchstabenfolge si|gn... kann in Fremdwörtern auch sig|n... getrennt werden. * * * Si|g|nor [zɪn jo:ɐ̯ ], der; , i [ital. signor(e) < lat. senior, ↑ Senior]: (in Italien) Anrede eines… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • signór — a tudi ja tudi sinjór ja tudi a [sinjor] m (ọ̑) v italijanskem okolju gospod: pomagal ji je prijazen signor / kot pristavek k imenu signor Rossi …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • Signor — Si|gnor* [zin jo:ɐ̯] u. Signore [... jo:rə] der; , ...ri <aus it. signor(e), dies aus lat. senior »der Ältere«; vgl. ↑senior> ital. Bez. für Herr (mit folgendem Namen od. Titel) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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