Definition of Madame

1. Noun. Title used for a married Frenchwoman.

Generic synonyms: Dame, Gentlewoman, Lady, Ma'am, Madam



Definition of Madame

1. n. My lady; -- a French title formerly given to ladies of quality; now, in France, given to all married women.

Definition of Madame

1. Noun. madam ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Madame

1. madam [n -S] / the French title of respect for a married woman [n MESDAMES] - See also: madam

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Madame

mad as a hatter
mad cow
mad dogs and Englishmen
mad for it
mad hatter
mad hatters
mad itch
mad man
mad money
mad scientist
mad scientists
madagascar
madake
madam
madame (current term)
madamed
madames
madaming
madams
madapolam
madapollam
madarosis
madarotic
madbrain
madbrained
madbrains
madcaps
madded

Literary usage of Madame

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"madame Guyon remained imprisoned in the Bastille until 21 March, 1703, ... Having attained what she called the "apostolic state", madame Guyon felt herself ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In lf>71 madame de Sévigné with her son paid a visit to Les Rochers, which is memorable in her history and in literature. The Mates of Brittany were ..."

3. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"She met madame Scarron at the house of a friend, induced her to accept the charge of ... madame Scarron, who soon received at the King's hands the title of ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1908)
"She met madame Scarron at the house of a friend, induced her to accept the charge of ... madame Scarron, who soon received at the King's hands the title of ..."

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