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Definition of "seignior" []

  • A man of rank, especially a feudal lord. (noun)
  • Used as a form of address for such a man. (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 "seignior" in a sentence
  • "Started on a course not his own, he gives, buys, builds, and exchanges; he assists those belonging to his own society, doing everything in a style becoming to a grand seignior, that is to say, throwing money away by handfuls."
  • "He behaved with the autocratic entitlement of an old-time seignior, but for him the liaisons were as passionately emotional an d artistic as they were sexual."
  • "“As you will, my good seignior,” replied the Bohemian."