monsieur monsieur  /mə ˈsjɜr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) used as a French courtesy title; equivalent to English `Mr'

News

  1. Rutherfurd's 'Paris': 7 centuries of epic intrigue in the City of Light

    1883: Thomas Gascon, an ironworker from the poorest section of Montmartre, is working on the Statue of Liberty for a certain Monsieur Eiffel.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Asbury Park Press

  2. Cupertino Senior Center to explore work of artist Georges Seurat

    An art history presentation at the Cupertino Senior Center, 21251 Stevens Creek Blvd., will explore the work of Monsieur Georges Seurat on June 25. Attendees will have the chance to 'meet' the famous artist from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. Color Monday: Blue hues; eclectic living room design; handsome colors; and Monsieur Bleu in Paris

    From shades of blue to Monsieur Bleu, the new restaurant in Paris, color is everywhere.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

Quotes

  1. "Monsieur Sarkozy must surely recognize that he has undermined the EU with his statements and put a question mark over the impartiality of his nominated commissioner that will not be easily dispelled," Knight said in a speech at a lunch held by...
    on Dec 2, 2009 By: Angela Knight Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "You must save a woman in danger of death. You can show the world that FARC understands humanitarian imperatives. Monsieur Marulanda, you carry a great responsibility," Sarkozy said.
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: CNN

  3. Last year Ramsay told a British interviewer: "I've had a bellyful of the French coming over here and telling us how shit our food is. We have cheese on toast, they have croque-monsieur. They just have posher names."
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Gordon Ramsay Source: guardian.co.uk

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