Definition of milord in English:

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milord

Pronunciation: /məˈlôrd/
/mīˈlôrd/

noun

historical or humorous
Used to address or refer to an English nobleman, especially one traveling in Europe.
Example sentences
  • ‘Thank you, milord.’ she said, bowing her head with gratefulness
  • I only listen to milord and milord's wife, Queen Emerald.
  • Unless, milord Dunstan, this is the conclusion to some strange Northern ritual, and you wish to ask me something…?

Origin

Early 17th century: via French from English my lord; compare with milady.

Words that rhyme with milord

aboard, abroad, accord, afford, applaud, award, bawd, board, broad, chord, Claude, cord, ford, fraud, gaud, Gawd, hoard, horde, laud, lord, maraud, sward, sword, toward, unawed, unexplored, unrestored, ward

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Syllabification: mi·lord

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