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Fräulein

[ froi-lahyn; English froi-lahynor, often, fraw-, frou- ]

noun

, German.
, plural Fräu·lein. English Fräu·leins.
  1. an unmarried woman.
  2. the conventional German title of respect and term of address for an unmarried woman, corresponding to Miss.


Fräulein

/ ˈfrɔylain; ˈfraʊ-; ˈfrɔːlaɪn /

noun

  1. an unmarried German woman: formerly used as a title equivalent to Miss Frl


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Fräulein1

from Middle High German vrouwelīn , diminutive of vrouwe lady

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Example Sentences

And after that the young lord was ill and you sent me off at night for news, because Fraulein Hilda could not sleep.

To right and left of us people bent over and whispered admiration down Fraulein Sonia's neck.

All this time I stood with my eyes fixed on the Fraulein, whose glance was directed as steadfastly on me.

There is, in truth, more resemblance to the Fraulein Bertha than I had thought.

A thin hand, without any preliminary knock, now opened the door and old Fraulein Van Hoogstraten walked up to her niece.

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