se·​nho·​ra si-ˈnyȯr-ə How to pronounce senhora (audio)
: a married Portuguese or Brazilian woman
used as a title equivalent to Mrs.

Word History


Portuguese, feminine of senhor

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of senhora was in 1802

Dictionary Entries Near senhora

Cite this Entry

“Senhora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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