noun, plural Frau·en [frou-uh n] /ˈfraʊ ən/, English Fraus [frouz] /fraʊz/. German.
Examples from the Web for frau
There was Feldmarschall von Hindenburg, the greatest German hero of World War I, and beside him Frau von Hindenburg, his wife.The Real Monuments Men: The Coronation Chamber of Hitler|Robert Edsel|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Frau Schwarz will present you to-night," primly and rising.The Street of Seven Stars|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Jakob's marriage with Frau Schnack took place in March, rather more than a year after the death of his first wife.The Life of Johannes Brahms (Vol 2 of 2)|Florence May
Frau Hadebusch did all she could to bring Philippina around, but every time she made a fresh onslaught Philippina put her off.The Goose Man|Jacob Wassermann
It pleased Frau Burg-Schmidt to see the intent look on the girl's face, and the tensely clasped hands.The Four Corners Abroad|Amy Ella Blanchard
If that had been decided in the last school year, when Frau Doktor M. was still there, I should certainly have gone every time.A Young Girl's Diary|An Anonymous Young Girl
British Dictionary definitions for frau
noun plural Frauen (ˈfraʊən) or Fraus
Word Origin for Frau
Word Origin and History for frau
"married woman," 1813, from German Frau "woman, wife," from Middle High German vrouwe "lady, mistress," from Old High German frouwa "mistress, lady" (9c.), from Proto-Germanic *frowo- "lady," fem. of *frawan "lord," from PIE root *per- (1) "beyond, forward," in extended senses "chief, first" (see per).