noun, plural si·gnors, Italian si·gno·ri [see-nyaw-ree] /siˈnyɔ ri/.
- signorelli, luca,
Origin of signor
Examples from the Web for signor
"I see you're bound to have a square meal," said the signor.The Errand Boy|Horatio Alger
I trust, Signor Corsini, there are no reservations in your expressions of loyalty to those who have advanced and befriended you?The Intriguers|William Le Queux
He had brought certain papers which the Signor had left in the library.Romance of Roman Villas|Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
A good deal of the Signor's conversation resembles easy lessons in one syllable for beginners.Happy-Thought Hall|F. C. Burnand
Why, Signor Maironi has the finest jasmine in the whole Valsolda, my dear sir!The Patriot|Antonio Fogazzaro
noun plural -gnors or -gnori (Italian -ˈɲori)
an Italian lord or gentleman, 1570s, from Italian signore, from Latin seniorem, accusative of senior (see senior (adj.)). Feminine form signora is from 1630s; diminutive signorina is first recorded 1820.