signorina

[ UK /sɪnjɔːɹˈiːnɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. an Italian courtesy title for an unmarried woman; equivalent to `Miss', it is either used alone or before a name
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How To Use signorina In A Sentence

  • “Your sense of humor, signorina, it is…affascinare.” Ann Aguirre » Blog Archive » Early Christmas – day 2 + Chapter 2
  • It seems, alas, that I shall not have your charming company, bella signorina. TO HIS JUST DESSERTS
  • “Not like the old days, signorina,” said Benito, referring to the protestors and media circus that once surrounded her arrivals at the Vatican. The Atlantis Prophecy
  • `You are right, of course, signorina ," Giovanni said gravely. MURKY SHALLOWS
  • Thereafter were more smiles and nods, accompanied by the ever recurrent "altro", the transfer of certain bills into the stout man's pocket, and Geoffrey Ravenslee sallied forth into the street, bound for Mulligan's, with the chattering Tony beside him and the gaily-painted barrow before him, receiving many friendly hints as to the pitfalls and intricacies of the peanut trade and hearkening with unflagging interest to the story of "lil Pietro" and the unbounded goodness of "da Signorina Hermione. The Definite Object A Romance of New York
  • I'm afraid an earlier attempt to get in touch with Signorina Minetti also met with a conspicuous lack of success. THE KEYS OF HELL
  • In fact the Vessillo proudly reported all the university honors obtained by Jewish women, as in the case of Ernestina Paper, the first “signorina” to obtain a university degree in Italy, graduating from the faculty of medicine in Florence in 1877. Italy, Modern.
  • English; the language of love, signorina, is universal. Jerry Junior
  • 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.
  • Italian has a wonderful word for the sway of a drunken sailor (or hat-selling signorina): barcollare -- to move back and forth like a boat. The French word for plastered drunk... - French Word-A-Day
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