Personage meaning

pûrsə-nĭj
Frequency:
A character in a literary work.
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A person of importance or distinction; notable.
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Any person.
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A character in history, a play, a novel, etc.
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(The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A famous or important person.
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Origin of personage

  • Middle English person from Old French from persone person person

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