personage definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a person of importance or distinction; notable
- any person
- a character in history, a play, a novel, etc.
Origin: MFr: see person and amp; -age
personage definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A character in a literary work.
- a. A person.b. A person of distinction. See Synonyms at celebrity.
Origin: Middle English, person, from Old French, from persone, person; see person.