noun, plural Savoyards /səˈvɔɪərdz, ˌsævɔɪˈɑrdz; French savwaˈyar/ [suh-voi-erdz, sav-oi-ahrdz; French sa-vwa-yar] Show IPA .
a native or inhabitant of Savoy
a person enthusiastic about or connected with Gilbert and Sullivan operas: so called from the Savoy
Theater in London, where the operas were first presented.
of or pertaining to Savoy
, its people, or their dialect.