One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A title or form of address used of or to a Spanish-speaking woman, corresponding to Mrs or madam.‘Señora Dolores’
- ‘‘Goodnight señora,’ Brian said, raising his hand to wave at Hope's mother, missing the look on her face in his tiredness.’
- ‘‘You and I both know,’ I said, in a confidential tone, ‘that that price is much too high, señora.’’
- ‘Consequently, the arrival of populism is not the end of the señoras, but the extension of señoras to all social classes.’
- ‘Further forward, a group of schoolgirls raise their hands as if in prayer, while nearby, a shaven-headed youth in baggy jeans throws gang signs over the head of a middle-aged señora who is mouthing the words to every song.’
- ‘‘My husband lets them stay here,’ the señora said bitterly.’
Spanish, feminine of Señor.
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