signorina

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciationsEnglish: /ˌsiːnjɔːˈriːnə/, Italian: /siɲɲoˈrina/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(sēn′yô rēnə; It. sē′nyô rēnä)


Inflections of 'signorina' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": signorinas

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
si•gno•ri•na  (sēn′yô rēnə; It. sē′nyô rēnä),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -nas, [It.] -ne (sēn′yô rēnə; It. sē′nyô rēnä),USA pronunciation 
  1. a conventional Italian term of address or title of respect for a girl or unmarried woman, either used separately or prefixed to the name.
  • Italian; diminutive of signora signora; see -ine1
  • 1810–20

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
signorina /ˌsiːnjɔːˈriːnə; Italian: siɲɲoˈrina/ n ( pl -nas, -ne / Italian: -ne/)
  1. an unmarried Italian woman: a title of address equivalent to Miss when placed before a name or madam or miss when used alone
Etymology: Italian, diminutive of signora
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