The above are the only Pupils of the late celebrated signor Grimaldi.
What do you know, Christian, or what do you suspect about signor Bruno?
signor Selva, whom you perhaps know, has gone to the chemist's.
"signor Squadra," Pierre said again, and the Guard drew back to let him pass.
Under the same ceiling, in the snug little room thus divided off, sat signor Fortini himself.
He liked his Padroncina's courage, liked the sailors of the signor Marchese to see it.
Si, signor—we will vote for the signorina—and you, too, is it not so?
The face of signor Carella was twitching too much for Philip to study it.
signor Ralli was then concealed in the house of an Englishman.
signor Carella, who was lighting a rank cigar, had not understood.
an Italian lord or gentleman, 1570s, from Italian signore, from Latin seniorem, accusative of senior (see senior (adj.)). Feminine form signora is from 1630s; diminutive signorina is first recorded 1820.