Meaning of My Lord in English:

My Lord


  • (in the UK) a polite form of address to judges, bishops, and certain noblemen.

    ‘‘My Lord,’ he apologized. ‘I did not intend to give offence.’’
    • ‘Unfortunately being Lord of the Manor doesn't entitle you to be addressed as My Lord.’
    • ‘The judge asked the doctor if he was sure of his testimony in light of the evidence from the other doctors. "I am quite certain, my lord," said the doctor.’
    • ‘"No, my Lord Bishop," said Robin, taking his hat off and bowing politely, "no, my lord, you cannot go yet."’