noun (plural Messeigneurs /ˌmāsānˈyər(z)/)
A title or form of address used of or to a French-speaking prince, cardinal, archbishop, or bishop.
More example sentences
- Therefore, the King of Navarre, however good and clever the advice he may have, is, in my judgment, ill-advised when he does not recognize Monseigneur the Cardinal of Bourbon as king.
- She turned and curtseyed, ‘Yes, Monseigneur?’
- The people are still poor and miserable, and the land ruined, and the elegance Monseigneur lived in has been stamped out completely.
French, from mon 'my' + seigneur 'lord'.
Definition of Monseigneur in:
- The British & World English dictionary