fräulein

noun
fräu·​lein | \ ˈfrȯi-ˌlīn How to pronounce fräulein (audio) \

Definition of fräulein

1 capitalized : an unmarried German woman used as a title equivalent to Miss
2 : a German governess

First Known Use of fräulein

circa 1689, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for fräulein

German, diminutive of Frau

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