[ mahyn-hair, -heer ]
/ maɪnˈhɛər, -ˈhɪər /


Dutch. the term of address and title of respect corresponding to sir and Mr.
(lowercase) a Dutchman.

Origin of Mynheer

1645–55; spelling variant of Dutch mijnheer, equivalent to mijn mine1 + heer lord, sir, Mr.; see Herr Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for mynheer

/ (məˈnɪə) /


a Dutch title of address equivalent to Sir when used alone or to Mr when placed before a name

Word Origin for Mynheer

C17: from Dutch mijnheer, my lord
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