noun, plural se·ño·ras [seyn-yawr–uh z, –yohr-, seen-; Spanish se-nyaw–rahs] /seɪnˈyɔr əz, -ˈyoʊr-, sin-; Spanish sɛˈnyɔ rɑs/.
- a Spanish term of address equivalent to Mrs., used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a married or older woman. Abbreviation: Sra.
noun plural -ras (-rəz, Spanish -ras)
- a married Spanish or Spanish-speaking woman: a title of address equivalent to Mrs when placed before a name or madam when used alone
1570s, from Spanish señora “a lady; madam,” fem. of señor (see senor). The Portuguese equivalent is senhora.