senhor

[ sin-yawr, -yohr; Portuguese si-nyawr ]
/ sɪnˈyɔr, -ˈyoʊr; Portuguese sɪˈnyɔr /
|

noun, plural se·nhors, Portuguese se·nho·res [si-nyaw-rish] /sɪˈnyɔ rɪʃ/.

a Portuguese term of address equivalent to sir or Mr., used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a man. Abbreviation: Sr.

Origin of senhor

1785–95; < Portuguese < Vulgar Latin *senior lord; see senior
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for senhor