Definition of Signorina in English:



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

    ‘Signorina Rosalba’
    • ‘In one school, the headmaster announced a policy specifying that he would address the women by signora or signorina plus last name and the men by their first name.’
    • ‘Philpott divided his time between watching the singers on the stage, asking me what was going on, and gazing thoughtfully at the Signorinas Rosalina and Lucia across the way.’
    • ‘Do you see the large man with silver hair, seated beside Signorina Rosalina?"’
    • ‘‘No one is surrendering today, signorina,’ the chef bellowed.’
    • ‘‘The signorina is here, sir,’ the man behind her said.’


Italian, diminutive of signora (see Signora).