Meaning of senhorita in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsɛnjəˈriːtə/


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

    ‘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.’


Portuguese, diminutive of senhora.