Definition of senhorita in English:

senhorita

Syllabification: se·nho·ri·ta
Pronunciation: /ˌsēnyəˈrētə
 
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noun

  • (In Portuguese-speaking regions) a young woman, especially an unmarried one (often used as a title or polite form of address).
    More example sentences
    • His team of ‘senhoritas’ brought plates of carpaccio, cold meats, bowls of salads and baskets of bread.
    • Fresh from a round of golf and a dinner at which dark-eyed senhoritas competed for his attention.

Origin

Portuguese, diminutive of senhora.

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