Definition of Frau in English:


Syllabification: Frau
Pronunciation: /frou

noun (plural Frauen /ˈfrou-ən/)

  • A title or form of address for a married or widowed German-speaking woman: Frau Nordern
    More example sentences
    • It was hard to tell these days when a lady was a Fräulein or a Frau.
    • So Herr and Frau Bott live in Frankfurt in their own house.
    • No question, Frau R. is indomitable, a chronic adventurer - adventuress, if you wish.


early 19th century: German, literally 'wife'.

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