noun, plural si·gnors, Italian si·gno·ri [see-nyaw-ree] /siˈnyɔ ri/.
Origin of signor
noun, plural si·gno·ri [sin-yawr-ee, -yohr-ee; Italian see-nyaw-ree] /sɪnˈyɔr i, -ˈyoʊr i; Italian siˈnyɔ ri/.
Origin of signore1
Examples from the Web for signori
Historical Examples of signori
So we sat down to supper, and pretended to be signori just for that one evening.
The Signori Inglesi would require their midday meal presently.Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard
But the Signori Nobili must have everything after their own new fashions.The Royal Pawn of Venice
Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull
They have a notion that it is the function in life of the Signori to amuse themselves.New Italian sketches
John Addington Symonds
O Signori, impossibile; that I should be guilty of such an act!The Three Midshipmen
noun plural -gnors or -gnori (Italian -ˈɲori)
noun plural -ri (-rɪ, Italian -ri)
Word Origin for signore
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.