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madam

mad·am

madam

 
pronunciation:
mae dm
part of speech: noun
inflections: madams, mesdames
definition 1: (sometimes cap.) a woman, addressed politely or courteously.
synonyms:
ma'am
similar words:
lady, madame
definition 2: a woman who operates a brothel.
synonyms:
bawd
similar words:
pander, procurer