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si·gno·re

 (sēn-yôr′ā, -yō′rĕ)
n.
1. pl. si·gno·ri (-yôr′ē, -yō′rē) Abbr. Sig. or S. Used as a form of polite address for a man in an Italian-speaking area.
2. A plural of signora.

[Italian, from Medieval Latin senior, lord, from Latin, elder; see senior. Sense 2, Italian, pl. of signora; see signora.]

signore

(siːnˈjɔːriː; Italian siɲˈɲore)
n, pl -ri (-rɪ; Italian -ri)
(Peoples) an Italian man: a title of respect equivalent to sir
[Italian, ultimately from Latin senior an elder, from senex an old man]

si•gno•re

(sɪnˈyɔr eɪ, -ˈyoʊr eɪ; It. siˈnyɔ rɛ)

n., pl. si•gno•ri (sɪnˈyɔr i, -ˈyoʊr i; It. siˈnyɔ ri)
a conventional Italian title of respect for a man, usu. used separately.
[1585–95; < Italian < Latin senior; see senior]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.signore - an Italian title of respect for a man; equivalent to the English `sir'; used separately (not prefixed to his name)
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps the signori would deign to come under our roof, father," said the maiden.
You must not forget that these good signori who have preserved us are also English.
Ah, signori, there are the real great men whose names will be held in honor when your soldiers are shown to have been the enemies of humankind.
Former Italy international Giuseppe Signori has been banned from the game for five years, with the Benevento goalkeeper Marco Paoloni also banned for the same time period after allegedly drugging his team-mates at Cremonese last season.
Skipper Cristiano Doni has also been cited, along with former Lazio legend Giuseppe Signori, and he faces the possibility of a three-year suspension if found guilty.
Last week, a nationwide police swoop headed by Cremona's flying squad led to the arrest of 16 people, including former Italy and Lazio striker Giuseppe Signori.
Former Italy footballer Giuseppe Signori was one 16 people arrested last week by Italian police for alleged match-fixing.
Summary: Former Lazio captain Giuseppe Signori was among 16 people arrested Wednesday for alleged involvement in a match-fixing and betting ring throughout Italy.
FORMER Italy striker Giuseppe Signori was among 16 people arrested for matchfixing in a co-ordinated sting by Italian police on Wednesday.
FORMER Serie A scoring machine Beppe Signori believes Italy have plenty to fear at Hampden today.
However, former skipper Beppe Signori is against the plan to move 25 miles south of Rome.