Dame - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |deɪm|  American pronunciation of the word dame
Brit.  |deɪm|  British pronunciation of the word dame


- informal terms for a (young) woman (syn: bird, chick, doll, skirt, wench)
- a woman of refinement (syn: gentlewoman, lady, ma'am, madam)


She was made a dame the year before she died.

...as the grand dames of local society, they determined which charities received support...

...walked with the portly grace of the grande dame that she was...

Stanford have looked quite good lately. They absolutely mauled Notre Dame last weekend.

look at the ice on that dame!

Word forms

singular: dame
plural: dames
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