Mrs.


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Mrs.

 (mĭs′ĭz)
n. pl. Mmes. (mā-däm′, -dăm′)
1. Used as a courtesy title for a married, widowed, or divorced woman before her own surname or full name: Mrs. Doe; Mrs. Jane Doe. See Usage Note at miss2.
2. Used as a courtesy title for a married or widowed woman before the surname or full name of her husband: Mrs. Doe; Mrs. John Doe.
3. Used in informal titles for a married woman to indicate the epitomizing of an attribute or activity: Mrs. Wonderful; Mrs. Organization.

[Abbreviation of mistress.]

Mrs.

- Originally, Mrs. was a shortened version of mistress, a word that used to mean "wife"; Mrs. cannot be written out.
See also related terms for mistress.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mrs. - a form of address for a married womanMrs. - a form of address for a married woman
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
Translations

Mrs.

الْسَّيِدَةُ paní fru Frau Κα Sra. rouva Mme gospođa signora 既婚女性の名字の前に付ける敬称 ...여사 Mw fru Pani Sra. госпожа fru นาง Bayan 夫人
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