noun, plural mes·sieurs [meys-yurz, mes-erz; French me-syœ] /meɪsˈyɜrz, ˈmɛs ərz; French mɛˈsyœ/.
Origin of monsieur
Examples from the Web for monsieur
Or, as Olivier Saillard, the curator of the exhibit and the director of Palais Galliera calls him: Monsieur Alaïa.Azzedine Alaïa Retrospective Opens at Palais Galliera in Paris|Sarah Moroz|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Eight years later, Valjean has assumed a new identity as Monsieur Madeleine, a wealthy and benevolent factory owner.‘Les Miserables’ Is New Frontrunner for Best Picture Oscar|Marlow Stern|November 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One of the strongest of all these films is Monsieur Lazhar, one of the five nominees for best foreign language film of 2011.
Monsieur Lazhar is based on a play by Evelyne De La Cheneliere that consisted of a monologue by the character of Lazhar.
Or would that come across as petulant, standing on the stage across from Monsieur Romney?South Carolina Showdown as GOP Candidates Face Off in Fox Debate|Howard Kurtz|January 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She kept company with Monsieur de Faucombe in his library; where she read everything it pleased her to read.Beatrix|Honore de Balzac
Go away, monsieur, you will not fail to catch the quarry you are pursuing.The Red and the Black|Stendhal
I tried in vain to make this officer understand that monsieur was very sick.Luxury-Gluttony:|Eugne Sue
"I am delighted to see you at last, Monsieur," said my cousin.The Crossing|Winston Churchill
Monsieur Letellier soon retired, and was succeeded by Monsieur de Reusse.
British Dictionary definitions for monsieur
noun plural messieurs (French mesjø, English ˈmɛsəz)
Word Origin for monsieur
Word Origin and History for monsieur
1510s, from French monsieur, from mon sieur "my lord," from sieur "lord," shortened form of seigneur (see monseigneur) It was the historical title for the second son or next younger brother of the king of France.