Definition of senhorita in English:

senhorita

Pronunciation /ˌsānyəˈrēdə//ˌsenyəˈrēdə/

noun

  • (in Portuguese-speaking regions) a young woman, especially an unmarried one (often used as a title or polite form of address).

    • ‘Fresh from a round of golf and a dinner at which dark-eyed senhoritas competed for his attention.’
    • ‘His team of ‘senhoritas’ brought plates of carpaccio, cold meats, bowls of salads and baskets of bread.’

Origin

Portuguese, diminutive of senhora.

Pronunciation

senhorita

/ˌsānyəˈrēdə//ˌsenyəˈrēdə/