[ muh-neer ]
/ məˈnɪər /

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for meneer

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

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

    Small Souls|Louis Couperus
  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for meneer

/ (məˈnɪə) /


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

Word Origin for meneer

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