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lady

lady

 
 
pronunciation:
leI di
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word History
part of speech: noun
inflections: ladies
definition 1: a polite term for a woman or girl.
synonyms:
madam
similar words:
female, girl, woman
definition 2: a woman of high social position, good manners, or good breeding.
synonyms:
gentlewoman
similar words:
doņa, matron
definition 3: a woman of the aristocracy; noblewoman.
synonyms:
gentlewoman, noblewoman
similar words:
baroness, countess, duchess, peeress
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Word History
Lady comes from an Old English word that means "kneader or maker of the bread."