Meaning of “Mrs” in the English Dictionary


"Mrs" in English

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uk /ˈmɪs.ɪz/ us /ˈmɪs.ɪz/

A1 a title used before the family name or full name of a married woman who has no other title:

Mrs Wood/Mrs Jean Wood
[ as form of address ] Hello, Mrs Grant, how are you today?

used when expressing the idea that a woman is typical of or represents a quality, activity, or place:

Mrs Average (= a woman who is typical of an ordinary woman)

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(Definition of “Mrs” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Mrs." in American English

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Mrs.noun [ U ]

us /ˈmɪs·ɪz, -ɪs/ /mɪz, mɪs/

a title for a married woman, used before the family name or full name:

Mrs. Schultz/Mrs. Doris Schultz
Hello, Mrs. Taylor, how are you today?

(Definition of “Mrs.” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)