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English noun: lady

1. lady (person) a polite name for any woman


SamplesA nice lady at the library helped me.


Broader (hypernym)adult female, woman


Narrower (hyponym)begum

2. lady (person) a woman of refinement


SamplesA chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady.


Synonymsdame, gentlewoman, ma'am, madam


Broader (hypernym)adult female, woman


Narrower (hyponym)grande dame, madame

3. Lady (person) a woman of the peerage in Britain


Synonymsnoblewoman, peeress


Broader (hypernym)female aristocrat


Narrower (hyponym)baroness, countess, duchess, lady-in-waiting, marchioness, marquise, Milady


Instance hyponymAmy Lyon, Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara, Godiva, Hamilton, Lady Emma Hamilton, Lady Godiva, Lucrezia Borgia


Member meronymbaronage, peerage


Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Antonymsnoble, nobleman, lord









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