Etymology
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signor (n.)

an Italian lord or gentleman, 1570s, from Italian signore, from Latin seniorem, accusative of senior "older" (from PIE root *sen- "old"). Feminine form signora is from 1630s; diminutive signorina is first recorded 1820.

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Definitions of signor

signor (n.)
used as an Italian courtesy title; can be prefixed to the name or used separately;
Synonyms: signior
From wordnet.princeton.edu