Definition of Dame

1. Noun. Informal terms for a (young) woman.

Exact synonyms: Bird, Chick, Doll, Skirt, Wench
Generic synonyms: Fille, Girl, Miss, Missy, Young Lady, Young Woman



2. Noun. A woman of refinement. "A chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"
Exact synonyms: Gentlewoman, Lady, Ma'am, Madam
Specialized synonyms: Grande Dame, Madame
Generic synonyms: Adult Female, Woman

Definition of Dame

1. n. A mistress of a family, who is a lady; a woman in authority; especially, a lady.

Definition of Dame

1. Noun. (British) The (equivalent) title to (Sir) for a female (knight). ¹

2. Noun. (informal) Slightly (derogatory) way of referring to a woman. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) (lady Lady), woman. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dame

1. a matron [n -S] - See also: matron

Medical Definition of Dame

1. 1. A mistress of a family, who is a lady; a womam in authority; especially, a lady. "Then shall these lords do vex me half so much, As that proud dame, the lord protector's wife." (Shak) 2. The mistress of a family in common life, or the mistress of a common school; as, a dame's school. "In the dame's classes at the village school." 3. A woman in general, especially. An elderly woman. 4. A mother; applied to human beings and quadrupeds. Origin: F. Dame, LL. Domna, fr. L. Domina mistress, lady, fem. Of dominus master, ruler, lord; akin to domare to tame, subdue. See Tame, and cf. Dam mother, Dan, Danger, Dangeon, Dungeon, Dominie, Don, Duenna. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dame

damaskeens
damaskin
damasking
damaskins
damasks
damboard
damboards
dambonite
dambose
dambrod
dambrods
dame (current term)
damehood
damehoods
damelopre
damelopres
dames
damewort
dameworts
damfool
damiana
damianas
damiaoite
daminozide
damlike
damma

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