What is another word for signora?

Pronunciation: [sɪnjˈɔːɹə] (IPA)

Signora is an Italian word used to address a married or elderly woman in a formal or respectful manner. There are several synonyms for this word in Italian that convey the same sense of respect. Some of the synonyms for signora are dama (lady), madame, donna (woman), matrona (matron), gentildonna (noblewoman), and padrona (mistress). These words are commonly used in Italian language and culture to show politeness and reverence towards women of a certain societal status or age. Knowing these synonyms can be useful for anyone seeking to communicate in Italian and show respect towards their female counterparts.

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What are the hypernyms for Signora?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Signora?

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Usage examples for Signora

It was but human that they should doubt his happiness, and that the signora should always say, when hard pressed with questions upon the matter: "Yes, Tonelli is married; but if it were to do again, I think he would do it to-morrow rather than to-day."
"A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories"
William D. Howells
At the notary's gate Tonelli would have said good-night, but the signora made him enter with them, and then abruptly left him standing with the Paronsina in the gallery, while she was heard hurrying away to her own apartment.
"A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories"
William D. Howells
But when people spoke to them of it, as of something they must be fully and particularly informed of, the signora answered coldly, "It seems that we have not merited Tonelli's confidence"; and the Paronsina received the gossip with an air of clearly affected surprise, and a "Davvero!"
"A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories"
William D. Howells

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