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Monsieur
(French)


Monsieur and Madame Curie studied radium.
  French equivalent to:  "Mr." in English

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French equivalent to: "sir" in English (a polite way to address a male)
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  • Monsieur and Madame Curie studied radium.
  • Just think, monsieur, I had no idea that we should go farther than Paris;
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Monsieur Albert appears to me quite innocent of the treason
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Monsieur Blanchard was his name, I can still remember.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye

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  • Where’s Monsieur Mustardseed?
    William Shakespeare  --  A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Good evening, Monsieur. Your compartment is the No. 1.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • A letter addressed to Monsieur de Treville, captain of the Musketeers.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Good day, monsieur.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Monsieur de Bergerac.
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • Mr. and Mrs. Weasley were now sleeping in the sitting room, having shouted down Monsieur and Madame Delacour’s protests
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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  • I am happy to know you, Monsieur le Vicomte.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Monsieur Ratignolle was the first to break the pleasant charm.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • Were you not, monsieur?
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • I see that you agree with Monsieur de Boucicaut.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • You never come here any more, Monsieur Barnes.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • Monsieur Canivet’s a character!
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • It is necessary to go into everything, Monsieur,
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • I looked upon it, therefore, as something of a coincidence, when the door of our apartment was thrown open and admitted our old acquaintance, Monsieur G—, the Prefect of the Parisian police.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Purloined Letter
  • The great Monsieur Poirot.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • You’re most kind, monsieur.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Monsieur Parolles, my lord calls for you.
    William Shakespeare  --  All’s Well That Ends Well
  • Monsieur Rigaud, after frowning at him for a moment, laughed.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • What do we do now, Monsieur Bourne?
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Monsieur, fare you well.
    William Shakespeare  --  Love’s Labour’s Lost
  • Here comes Monsieur Le Beau.
    William Shakespeare  --  As You Like It
  • Monsieur le petit bourgeois noir—himself!
    Lorraine Hansberry  --  A Raisin in the Sun
  • "Remember," said Dick, "you owe Monsieur Gausse a hundred dollars a piece."
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Well, I was wondering if you would make the trip, Monsieur Beast.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • "Au secours, monsieur," I breathed.
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • How much is it worth, Monsieur?
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • I was mister because I was a foreigner, someone from the far-off coast, and an English-speaker; and I was mister in order to be distinguished from the other resident foreigners, who were monsieur.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • "Thank you, Monsieur Senior Researcher at Charles Pfizer Company," she said.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • And strictly speaking, your marriage to the young chevalier in there antedates your marriage to Monsieur Randall.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Imagine, Monsieur Boustouler, a woman in Afghanistan arrested for wearing a burqa!
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • How say you by the French lord, Monsieur Le Bon?
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • So here I leave you, Monsieur Meursault.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • To the man of precisely scientific mind the work of Monsieur Bertillon must always appeal strongly.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • They still call him Monsieur Anatole, instead of the usual "Tata," because he was their schoolmaster.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Next day, which was yesterday, those gentlemen, messieurs les marechaux, * Murat, Lannes, and Belliard, mount and ride to the bridge.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • What was I up to, you may ask? I certainly didn’t want to meet Monsieur Evil again or creepy old Lord Salamander.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • "Monsieur the director of the hospital," said he to him, "how many sick people have you at the present moment?"
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • I hadn’t seen Monsieur Delightful since our attack on the Red Pyramid, and I was surprised how much he’d aged.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • We’ll not run, Monsieur monster.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Tempest
  • Monsieur a parle de vous: il m’a demande le nom de ma gouvernante, et si elle n’etait pas une petite personne, assez mince et un peu pale.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • The Mareschal of France, Monsieur La Far.
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear
  • Dressmakers perhaps — ’I must have the white satin on Tuesday, without fail,’ or to her hairdresser — ’I shall be coming up next Friday, and want an appointment at three o’clock with Monsieur Antoine himself.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • ’I have a little theory which you Messieurs who go out there must help me to prove.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • "He says, Monsieur, that he’s very happy to have been of any service to us."
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Moi faire, she said, Tous les messieurs.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Monsieur Guillotine cleared his throat.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Monsieur [2] , adieu [3] , bonjour [5] , bon voyage [7] , coup de grace [7] , au contraire [8] , bon appétit [8] , de rigueur [8] , nouveau riche [8] , savoir-faire [9]
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