from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Used as a courtesy title for a man in an Italian-speaking area, equivalent to Mr.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A courtesy title used to a man of Italian origin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Sir; Mr.; -- a title of address or respect among the Italians. Before a noun the form is Signor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Italian lord or gentleman; specifically, a member of a class or body of ruling magistrates or senators in one of the old Italian republics.
- n. Hence A lord or gentleman in general; a man of aristocratic rank or associations.
- n. [capitalized] An Italian title of respect or address for a man, contracted from Signore before a name, equivalent to Señor in Spanish, Senhor in Portuguese, Monsieur or M. in French, Mister or Mr. in English, Herr in German, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. used as an Italian courtesy title; can be prefixed to the name or used separately
Italian, variant of signore; see signore.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian signor, apocopic form of signore. (Wiktionary)