One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A title or form of address used of or to a Spanish-speaking man, corresponding to Mr. or sir.‘he is certain his information is correct, Señor’
- ‘I assure you, señor, luck has nothing at all to do with it.’
- ‘‘The pleasure is mine, señor,’ I said, returning the smile.’
- ‘She is the best, señor, and the British Security Division feels we need more protection than anyone else, in light of recent events.’
- ‘The question is, señor, is a woman like myself interesting enough for you?’
- ‘But the señor has left his adopted town a last will that does more than dispose of his property.’
Spanish, from Latin senior (see senior).
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