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señor

[ seyn-yawr, -yohr, seen-; Spanish se-nyawr ]

noun

, plural se·ñors, Spanish se·ño·res [se-, nyaw, -, r, es].
  1. a Spanish term of address equivalent to sir or Mr., used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a man. : Sr.


señor

/ sɛˈnjɔː; seˈɲor /

noun

  1. a Spaniard or Spanish-speaking man: a title of address equivalent to Mr when placed before a name or sir when used alone


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Word History and Origins

Origin of señor1

1615–25; < Spanish < Vulgar Latin *senior. See senior
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Word History and Origins

Origin of señor1

Spanish, from Latin senior an older man, senior
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Example Sentences

Both George Stephanopoulos and former Romney adviser Dan Senor quickly dismissed the idea as “too much.”

Dan Senor talks of a "systemic" crisis in right-wing polling that misled the Romney campaign.

The modeling was way off," Senor said during an appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe."

So it's just the phrase "puppet master," referring to Dan Senor, supposedly (as Dowd had it) pulling Paul Ryan's strings.

Read the Senor quote; it's unmistakably moving the goalposts a lot closer.

That morning, as the hunter go, he say, with cunning smile: 'A flask of wine for senora and senor.'

The Narvaez ministry was broken up, and that of Senor Isturitz followed; that too was destroyed.

If by accident you were to say senor, in the hearing of anyone, there would be trouble at once.

Not exactly a stranger, senor, since you are a friend of my friend, Leon Gonzales.

How could I give you a rope, senor, with all these people about?

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