Definition of Señorita in English:

Señorita

noun

  • A title or form of address used of or to a Spanish-speaking unmarried woman, corresponding to Miss.

    • ‘Goya does it with contrapposto, his señorita swivelling in her black lace mantilla, hand to waist, her eye caught by something outside the painting.’
    • ‘You have a beautiful smile my little señorita!’
    • ‘The boys are dressed like dusty caballeros and the gals are decked out like the pretty señoritas on old Havana cigar boxes.’
    • ‘My señorita had gone for arepa, a traditional Venezuelan maize cake served with cheese and salad, and I had chilli mushrooms.’
    • ‘In this showcase of the well known (but little understood) Latin dance form, we learn that flamenco is not just about castanets, señoritas in frilly gowns and fancy footwork.’
    young woman, young lady, miss
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Origin

Spanish, diminutive of Señora.

Pronunciation:

Señorita

/ˌsɛnjəˈriːtə/