- a man who provides massage as a profession or occupation.
Origin of masseur
Examples from the Web for masseur
Plaintiff told Defendant that a masseur lying on the table was unlawful and inappropriate.
John Travolta is being sued by a masseur for alleged sexual assault.
Now nearly everyone, from your cabbie to your masseur, can manage a few words in English.Gal With a Suitcase
November 27, 2009
I'll send you round a masseur, and I'll write to your father, so he'll not be alarmed.We Ten
Lyda Farrington Kraus
I was a masseur; and my fingers bled With wonder as I touched their awful limbs.Silverpoints
While I was resting my masseur came and gave me face massage.The Smart Set
The masseur is an Englishman and has seen most of my pictures.My Wonderful Visit
She said they wanted to try and call on the American consul, too, to ask about a masseur.Seeing France with Uncle John
- a man who gives massages, esp as a profession
Word Origin and History for masseur
"man who works giving massages," 1876, from French masseur, masc. agent noun from masser (see massage). Native massagist (1889), massager (1921) have not displaced it, though the latter is used in purely mechanical and figurative senses.