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lady

lady

 
 
pronunciation:
leI di
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part of speech: noun
inflections: ladies
definition 1: a polite word for a woman or girl.
synonyms:
madam
similar words:
female, girl, woman
definition 2: a woman of high social position or good manners.
That's not how a lady behaves.
synonyms:
gentlewoman
definition 3: a title for a noblewoman.
The lady of the castle is in her room.
synonyms:
gentlewoman, noblewoman
similar words:
baroness, countess, duchess
Word History
Lady comes from an Old English word that means "kneader or maker of the bread."