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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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