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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He sends all sorts of loving wishes for Christmas, and an especial message to you girls," said Mrs.
Her attention was never for a moment withdrawn from him after seating herself at table; and when he turned to Mrs.
She was obliged to go the next morning for an hour or two to Mrs.
The morning was chiefly spent in leaving cards at the houses of Mrs.
I suppose," thought I, "judging from the plainness of the servant and carriage, Mrs.
Pray as you never prayed before, for the preservation of Mrs.
Strong'; and I was wondering could she be Doctor Strong's son's wife, or could she be Mrs.
When he had talked with me a little, he said to Mrs.
LADY HUNSTANTON [to MISS WORSLEY] Now, do come, dear, and make friends with Mrs.
The work he had to do at home, besides putting on his best clothes, made it seven before he was on his way again to the Hall Farm, and it was questionable whether, with his longest and quickest strides, he should be there in time even for the roast beef, which came after the plum pudding, for Mrs.
I believe that there was some misunderstanding," said Mrs.
And so I should, my dear, you may depend on it; for as I told Mrs.