[sin-yawr-uh, -yohr-uh; Italian see-nyaw-rah]
noun, plural si·gno·ras, Italian si·gno·re [see-nyaw-re] /siˈnyɔ rɛ/.
a conventional Italian term of address or title of respect for a married woman, either used separately or prefixed to the name.
Origin of signora
feminine of signore signore1
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for signora
Historical Examples of signora
It reminded him of some Signora, whom he had known at Florence.
Signora, it is for you to say whether we shall go away or stay here.
If the Signora really knew, could she take such a girl to live with the Signorina?
And then my Patrigno came in at the door, and the Signora—she went away.
He had little doubt of his capacity to out-manoeuvre Emilio and the Signora.
British Dictionary definitions for signora
noun plural -ras or -re (Italian -re)
a married Italian woman: a title of address equivalent to Mrs when placed before a name or madam when used alone
Word Origin for signora
Italian, feminine of signore
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