Definition of -san in English:

-san

suffix

(In Japan) an honorific title added to a personal or family name as a mark of politeness: Yamagouchi-san

Origin

Japanese, contraction of more formal sama.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day flagitious
Pronunciation: fləˈdʒɪʃəs
adjective
(of a person or their actions) criminal; villainous