Mrs etymology

English word Mrs comes from English mistress

Detailed word origin of Mrs

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mistress English (eng) (transitive) Of a woman: to master; to learn to a high degree of proficiency. (Scotland) A married woman; a wife.. (obsolete) The jack in the game of bowls.. A dominatrix.. A female companion to a master (a man with control, authority or ownership). A female teacher.. A woman regarded with love and devotion; a sweetheart.. A woman well skilled in anything, or having the mastery over it.. A [...]
Mrs English (eng)

Words with the same origin as Mrs

Descendants of mistress
Miz Ms manstress miss misses missus misteress mizz