Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Italian
Origin: monsignore, from French monseigneur

Monsignor

noun
     
Related topics: Christianity
Mon‧si‧gnor
RRC used when speaking to or about a priest of high rank in the Roman Catholic Church:
Monsignor Delgard

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary