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señorito

el señorito, la señorita(
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(young and rich person)
a. rich kid
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Los jugadores de este equipo parecen una pandilla de señoritos caprichosos.The players in this team seem to be a bunch of fussy rich kids.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(ironical mock title or form of address)
a. his nibs (masculine)
Si el señorito quiere algo, siempre hay que cumplir sus deseos al instante.When his nibs wants something, you need to jump to do his bidding.
b. her nibs (feminine)
Como no se lo des todo hecho a la señorita, ella es incapaz de mover un dedo.Her nibs won't lift a finger for herself if you don't do everything for her.
c. his lordship (masculine) (United Kingdom)
¿Quiere el señorito que le ayude? Supongo que no quiere usted ensuciarse.Would his lordship like me to help him? I presume he doesn't want to get dirty.
d. her ladyship (feminine) (United Kingdom)
Podrías echarme una mano con la casa, si es que a la señorita no le resulta mucha molestia.Perhaps her ladyship could give me some help with the housework if it isn't too much trouble.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used by servants of upper-class households)
a. sir (masculine form of address)
¿Desea algo más, señorito?Was there anything else, sir?
b. madam (feminine form of address)
¿Desea la señorita que le prepare un té?Would madam like me to make some tea?
c. Miss (feminine title)
La cena está ya servida, señorita Claudia.Dinner is served, Miss Claudia.
d. Master
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(masculine title)
Señorito Javier, esta carta es para usted.Master Javier, this letter is for you.
e. Mistress
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(feminine title)
La señorita Ana ha ido al establo para ver los caballos.Mistress Ana has gone to the stables to see the horses.
f. young master
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(used to refer to a son)
El señorito está descansando y no puede atenderlo.The young master is resting and cannot see you now.
g. young mistress
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(used to refer to a daughter)
La señora de la casa y una de las señoritas han ido de compras a la ciudad.The lady of the house and one of the young mistresses have gone into town to do some shopping.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(particular)
a. fussy (hard to please)
El marido de Josefina es muy señorito: aún insiste en que se le caliente la taza antes de echarle el café.Josefina's husband is very fussy: he even insists on his cup being warmed before his coffee is poured out.
b. high and mighty (self-important)
Creo que a esta enfermera se la ve muy señorita como para vaciar cuñas.I think that nurse is too high and mighty to empty bedpans.
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señorito
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (fam pey)
a. lordly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (anticuado)
a. master
3. (fam pey)
a. rich kid
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señorito
adjective
high and mighty (familiar)
no le gusta trabajar, es muy señorita she doesn't like working, she's too high and mighty (familiar)
1 (hijo de señor) young gentleman; (en lenguaje de criados) master; young master
2 rich kid (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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