- a conventional Italian term of address or title of respect for a girl or unmarried woman, either used separately or prefixed to the name.
Origin of signorina
Examples from the Web for signorina
Contemporary Examples of signorina
This is a second-class ticket, signorina,” he observes, “and you are in first class.‘Stupid Enough to Pay’: Tim Parks’s Italian Rail Adventures
June 23, 2013
Historical Examples of signorina
"Signorina, my father is dead," he said, in a changed voice.
Signorina, there's a boat coming in from Naples with Don Emilio in it.
The Signorina is not the same, you are not the same, the French Signore is not the same.
If the Signora really knew, could she take such a girl to live with the Signorina?
I have been on the terrace and to the Signorina in the garden.
- an unmarried Italian woman: a title of address equivalent to Miss when placed before a name or madam or miss when used alone