from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Used as a courtesy title before the surname or full name of a girl or unmarried woman in a Spanish-speaking area.
- n. Used as a form of address for a girl or young woman in a Spanish-speaking area.
- n. A Spanish or Spanish-speaking unmarried woman or girl.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A young woman in or from a Hispanophone community.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Spanish title of courtesy given to a young lady; Miss; also, a young lady.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A young lady; in address, miss; as a title, Miss: in Spanish use.
- n. In ichthyology, a graceful little labroid fish of California, Pseudojulis or Oxyjulis modestus.
- n. A Californian fish, Halichæres semicinctus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Spanish title or form of address used to or of an unmarried girl or woman; similar to the English `Miss'
Spanish, diminutive of señora, señora; see señora.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from Spanish señorita (Wiktionary)