plural Messrs. [mes-erz] /ˈmɛs ərz/.
Related Words for mrboy, guy, father, brother, son, fellow, husband, he, sir, grandfather, gentleman, gent, Mr., beau, papa, swain, spouse, boyfriend, uncle, nephew
Examples from the Web for mr
Contemporary Examples of mr
Mr Obama said, through laughter, according to an eyewitness report of the meeting in The Telegraph.Kate Middleton and Prince William's $2m Dinner
December 8, 2014
Mr Anderson Wheeler travelled from Tanzania where he works as a big game hunter to give evidence yesterday.
The Daily Mail reports that Mr Anderson Wheeler, 34, said: “I found it very harassing and unnerving.”
A network insider insisted: “No expletives were uttered by Mr Mason in the recording of his rant.”UK Reporter’s Anti-Banker Rant Goes Viral
November 13, 2014
Asked why he had not, Mr Varey said: "One day I will when I make my move".Court Told Simon Cowell Is Gay
July 17, 2014
Historical Examples of mr
I'm Mr Chatterton, sir; and now, out with your writ—whose suit?
"Not now," said Mr Clayton, softened by my returning warmth.
The prayer concluded, Mr Clayton coldly requested me to retire.
I did not, sir, apply it to a gentleman; I applied it to Mr Chatterton.
He had communicated with Mr Clayton's church for many years.
noun plural Messrs (ˈmɛsəz)
Word Origin for Mr
mid-15c., abbreviation of master (n.); also see mister. Used from 1814 with a following noun or adjective, to denote "the exemplar or embodiment of that quality" (e.g. Mr. Right "the only man a woman wishes to marry," 1826; Mr. Fix-It, 1912; Mr. Big, 1940). The plural Messrs. (1779) is an abbreviation of French messieurs, plural of monsieur, used in English to supply the plural of Mr., which is lacking.