Definitions for mrsˈmɪs ɪz, ˈmɪz ɪz; meɪˈdɑm, -ˈdæm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mrs.*ˈmɪs ɪz, ˈmɪz ɪz; meɪˈdɑm, -ˈdæm(pl.)Mmes.

  1. a title of respect prefixed to the name of a married woman:

    Mrs. Jones.

  2. a title prefixed to a mock surname that is used to represent possession of a particular attribute, identity, etc.:

    Mrs. Punctuality.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

* Usage: See Ms.

Origin of Mrs:

abbr. of mistress

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mrs, Mrs.(noun)

    a form of address for a married woman


  1. Mrs(Abbreviation)

    A title used before an adult female's name or surname. Usually used with the married surname.

    1775, R B Sheridan, The Rivals:

  2. Origin: From mistress.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mrs' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #468

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mrs' in Written Corpus Frequency: #578

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mrs' in Nouns Frequency: #149

Translations for mrs

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a polite title given to a married woman, in writing or in speaking

Please come in, Mrs Anderson.

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