Definition of Senorita

1. Noun. A Spanish title or form of address used to or of an unmarried girl or woman; similar to the English 'Miss'.

Generic synonyms: Form Of Address, Title, Title Of Respect
Category relationships: Spanish



Definition of Senorita

1. Noun. (alternative form of señorita), the character ñ being very rarely used in English. ¹

2. Noun. A young woman in or from a Hispanophone community. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Senorita

1. an unmarried Spanish girl or woman [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Senorita

sennet whip
sennets
sennight
sennights
sennit
sennits
sennoside A
senocular
senologist
senology
senonian
senopia
senopias
senoras
senores
senorita (current term)
senoritas
senors
senpai
senryu
senryus
sens
sensa
sensable
sensactor
sensactors
sensate
sensated
sensately
sensates

Literary usage of Senorita

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1915)
"Obscura are her eyes; Her delicada dresses Set off her poca size; I feel that I could eat her, So grata is her smile— La senorita Nita, Of Puerto Rico Isle. ..."

2. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1911)
"He shall be moon only to that ball; but you, senorita, ... But lacking one perfect flower, senorita, I declare that ball shall become failure; otherwise, ..."

3. The Flag-ship: Or, A Voyage Around the World in the United States Frigate by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1840)
"Mrs. Vivero received us with the ease of one of the old Spanish ladies of the country; and in a few moments more, her interesting daughter, la senorita ..."

4. Our Sister Republic: A Gala Trip Through Tropical Mexico in 1869-70 by Albert S. Evans (1870)
"... a thorough scholar and accomplished civil engineer, and his daughter senorita Luz Acosta, one of the most accomplished young women, and most devoted and ..."

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