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Signor

Syllabification: Si·gnor
Pronunciation: /sēnˈyôr
 
/
(also Signore)

Definition of Signor in English:

noun (plural Signori /sēnˈyôrē/)

A title or form of address used of or to an Italian-speaking man, corresponding to Mr. or sir: Signor Ugolotti I am a man of honor, Signor
More example sentences
  • He wouldn't let me speak English to the flasher customers: I had to say’ Encora caffè, signori?’
  • You seem to have taken all of the best cards, signore.
  • ‘You are a connoisseur in flowers, signor,’ said Beatrice, with a smile, alluding to the bouquet which he had flung her from the window.

Origin

Italian, from Latin senior (see senior).

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