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[dee-zur; French dee-zœr]
noun, plural di·seurs [dee-zurz; French dee-zœr] /diˈzɜrz; French diˈzœr/.
  1. a male professional entertainer who performs monologues.
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Origin of diseur

< French: literally, speaker, Old French, equivalent to dis- (stem of dire < Latin dīcere; see diction) + -eur -eur
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Historical Examples of diseur

  • Diseur de bons mots—A sayer of good things; 15 a would-be wit.

    Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources

    James Wood