Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday word: Seigneur-terraces

Seigneur-terraces (mixed French and English)
Coffee shop dwellers who sit at tables a long time but spend little money.

seigneur, noun, sei·gneur often capitalized \sān-ˈyər\

1: a man of rank or authority; especially : the feudal lord of a manor

2: a member of the landed gentry of Canada


Middle French, from Medieval Latin senior, from Latin, adjective, elder

First Known Use: 1592
Tags: french, noun, s, wordsmith: med_cat

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