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Definition of "san" []

  • Used as a courtesy title in Japanese-speaking areas as a suffix to the given name, surname, or title of the person being addressed, regardless of age or gender: Yamamoto san; sensei-san. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "san" in a sentence
  • "While I do like it being in san diego, the traffic and parking is terrible."
  • "It is a way more shady looking area and i cant really relax around the con like i would in san diego because of the fact that it is a shady area. basically i much rather it stayed in san diego. ezgoo"
  • "I have only been to san diego those two times for comic con and i would much rather it stay in san diego because of the night life and the area it is located is perfect for relaxing, eating, the con, and hotel location."