Meaning of Savoyard
Pronunciation: (su-voi'urd, sav"oi-ärd' Fr. sa-vwa-yar'), [key]
— n., pl. adj. Sa•voy•ards
- a native or inhabitant of Savoy.
- a person enthusiastic about or connected with Gilbert and Sullivan operas: so called from the Savoy Theater in London, where the operas were first presented.
- of or pertaining to Savoy, its people, or their dialect.
- savoyard (Thesaurus)