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Meaning of MADAM

Pronunciation:  'madum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"
  2. [n]  a woman who runs a house of prostitution

MADAM is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: brothel keeper, dame, gentlewoman, lady, ma'am
 See Also: adult female, businesswoman, grande dame, madame, woman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mad"am\, n.; pl. {Madams}, or {Mesdames}. [See {Madame}.]
A gentlewoman; -- an appellation or courteous form of address
given to a lady, especially an elderly or a married lady; --
much used in the address, at the beginning of a letter, to a
woman. The corresponding word in addressing a man is Sir.

Thesaurus Terms
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