- sanmicheli, michele,
- sans doute,
- sans gêne,
- sans peur et sans reproche,
- sans serif,
- sans souci
Origin of sans
noun, plural Sans, (especially collectively) San for 1.
Examples from the Web for sans
The governor, sans tie, wore a dress shirt and casual jacket onto the stage.
The schizo CIA agent is back for more drone warfare and spycraft—this time, sans Brody and his frustratingly emo daughter.‘Homeland’ Season 4: A Stripped-Down and Surprisingly Badass Return to Form|Marlow Stern|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the summer programming spectrum, it skewed more towards “just plain silly,” sans the “but still curious” modifier.WGN’s ‘Manhattan’ Is Summer’s Best New Show. But Will Anyone Watch?|Kevin Fallon|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sans country and opera, there is something for most every musical palate at Bonnaroo.
But Langley Fox, his 24-year-old great grand-daughter, is proving you can make it sans the glamorous family name.
Jerry's response was not indicative of flattery to the Sans Soucians.
Brantme saw her when she had come to sixty-two, and was struck by her freshness, "sans se farder," as of thirty.The Stones of Paris in History and Letters, Volume II (of 2)|Benjamin Ellis Martin
Maitland took the man by the collar, sans phrase, and spun him round, amid the horrified clamor of the porter.The Mark Of Cain|Andrew Lang
Still, it went against her grain to help the Sans' cause along in the slightest degree.
He caught John by the arm and hurried him along for a better view of Sans Quartier's cabbage-patch.Fort Amity|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Word Origin for sans
early 14c., from French sans, Old French sen, sens (with adverbial genitive) "without, except, apart, not counting," cognate with Provençal senes, Old Catalan senes, Old Spanish sen (Spanish sin), Old Italian sen, from Vulgar Latin *sene, from Latin sine "without," enlarged form of sed, se "without," from PIE root *sen(e)- "apart, separated" (see sunder). In reference to fonts, 1927, short for sans-serif.
Japanese honorific title, 1878, short form of more formal sama.