Definition of Monsieur

1. Noun. Used as a French courtesy title; equivalent to English 'Mr'.

Generic synonyms: Adult Male, Man



Definition of Monsieur

1. n. The common title of civility in France in speaking to, or of, a man; Mr. or Sir.

Definition of Monsieur

1. a French title of courtesy for a man [n MESSIEURS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monsieur

Monro's line
Monro's sulcus
Monro-Kellie doctrine
Monro-Richter line
Monroe
Monroe Doctrine
Monrovia
Monrovian
Monrovians
Mons.
Monseigneur
Monsel's salt
Monsel's solution
Monsel solution
Monsieur (current term)
Monsignor
Monsignori
Monson curve
Monster Raving Loony
Monstera deliciosa
Mont.
Mont Blanc
Montagnais
Montagovian
Montagu
Montagu's harrier
Montague
Montaigne
Montana

Literary usage of Monsieur

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"They separated, and Monsieur le Cure, crossing over to La Maison Prévost, told Madame Jean, when she opened the door, that it was absolutely necessary he ..."

2. The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1901)
"I promise, monsieur, to forget your person, and to remember nothing but your talents. ... 'Monsieur,—While reading your letter, I did you the honour to be ..."

3. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Reuben Gold Thwaites, Jesuits (1899)
"Monsieur Bourdon gave for the Chapel of St. Joseph where his pew is ... Monsieur Bourdon, for the steeple, 20 livres. Monsieur de Charny, 30 livres. ..."

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