signora

[ sin-yawr-uh, -yohr-uh; Italian see-nyaw-rah ]
/ sɪnˈyɔr ə, -ˈyoʊr ə; Italian siˈnyɔ rɑ /

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.

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Nearby words

  1. signifying,
  2. signing,
  3. signior,
  4. signiory,
  5. signor,
  6. signore,
  7. signorelli,
  8. signorelli, luca,
  9. signoret,
  10. signorina

Origin of signora

1630–40; < Italian; feminine of signore signore1

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British Dictionary definitions for signora

signora

/ (siːnˈjɔːrə, Italian siɲˈɲora) /

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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