Definition of "personage" []

  • A character in a literary work. (noun)
  • A person. (noun)
  • A person of distinction. See Synonyms at celebrity. (noun)
  • An important or distinguished person (noun)

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  • A figure in literature, history, etc (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "personage" in a sentence
  • "One of these heroines was Andromache, the title personage of "The"
  • "I have clicked on "follow" and discover that the Twitter "personage" is in fact a website called Scandinavian Crime Fiction: your foray into Northern deviance."
  • "Suppose you should have drawn your first breath among the _lower classes_, -- suppose it should have been your lot to crouch and bend, or be trodden under foot by some titled personage, whom in your heart you despised; what then?"