Definitions of monsieur

  1. used as a French courtesy title; equivalent to English ` Mr'
  2. The common title of civility in France in speaking to, or of, a man; Mr. or Sir.
  3. The oldest brother of the king of France.
  4. A Frenchman.
  5. A French title of courtesy, equivalent to Sir or Mr.; capitalized with a proper name.
  6. French Hist. A title of a French king's eldest brother.
  7. Sir; Mr.; a Frenchman.
  8. Sir; Mr; a Frenchman, in slight contempt.

Usage examples for monsieur

  1. Will monsieur do me the favour to take three steps either to the right or to the left? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. I cannot, monsieur, not in the least. – The Rome Express by Arthur Griffiths
  3. Oh, monsieur, I'd rather face death, I believe, than that you should remain here. – When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 15, 2009
  4. Ah, but, monsieur, I know much better now. – The Passenger from Calais by Arthur Griffiths
  5. Why do they not take care of you, as father did of Monsieur Bayou? – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  6. Because I cannot help it, monsieur. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  7. Where is Monsieur de Bridore? – Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac
  8. Monsieur knew New York? – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  9. She wanted to marry monsieur herself, and she is mad because you came in her way. – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  10. That is nothing, Monsieur. – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  11. " Monsieur," she said, " it is a boy." – Monsieur de Camors, v3 by Octave Feuillet
  12. As the evening advanced, a message was sent to Monsieur Stanley for the loan of his violin. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  13. " All in good time, Monsieur. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  14. " Here is Monsieur Choulette," said Miss Bell. – The Red Lily, v2 by Anatole France
  15. Did you speak to me, monsieur? – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  16. At this moment Popof says to me: " Are you not going to sleep to- night, Monsieur Bombarnac?" – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  17. Why Monsieur Benedict more than any one else? – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  18. Tell me what it is, monsieur? – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  19. And what do you wish me to do, monsieur? – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  20. As soon as Monsieur had received it, he burst out laughing, and said- Good- bye, cousin, go away. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 3 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon