Personage definition

pûrsə-nĭj
Frequency:
A character in a literary work.
noun
6
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A person of importance or distinction; notable.
noun
4
1
Any person.
noun
3
1
A person.
noun
1
0
A character in history, a play, a novel, etc.
noun
1
1
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A person of distinction.
noun
0
0
(The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A famous or important person.
noun
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
personage
Plural:
personages

Origin of personage

  • Middle English person from Old French from persone person person

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition