Sir; Mr.: a Dutch title of respect
Origin of MynheerDutch mijn heer, my lord: see milord
- a. Used as a courtesy title before the name of a man in a Dutch-speaking area.b. Used as a form of polite address for a man in a Dutch-speaking area.
- mynheer also meneer Informal A Dutchman.
Origin of MynheerDutch mijnheer : mijn, my (from Middle Dutch; see me-1 in Indo-European roots) + heer, lord (from Middle Dutch here).