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Meneer

[ muh-neer ]
/ məˈnɪər /
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noun

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Example sentences from the Web for Meneer

  • They had a first-rate cook and Cateau kept a tight rein upon her, telling her that meneer was so particular.

    Small Souls|Louis Couperus
  • The servant brought in the pudding, displayed no particular surprise at finding that meneer had gone.

    Small Souls|Louis Couperus
  • This being impossible, he condescended to the gruff question: “Wou meneer een peerd koope?”

  • Meneer has been talking to himself rather more of late, but that's all.

    Dr. Adriaan|Louis Couperus

British Dictionary definitions for Meneer

meneer
/ (məˈnɪə) /

noun

a South African title of address equivalent to sir when used alone or Mr when placed before a name

Word Origin for meneer

Afrikaans
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