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Definition of Mrs. abbreviation from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1  a title that comes before a married woman's family name or before her first and family names together Mrs. Hill Mrs. Susan Hill Mr. and Mrs. Hill compare , MS
  2. 2(informal) (humorous) used before a description as a humorous name for a married woman with that quality Carol is such a Mrs. Know-it-all—she has an answer for everything.
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