Definitions for ladyshipˈleɪ diˌʃɪp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

la•dy•shipˈleɪ diˌʃɪp(n.)

  1. (often cap.) the form used in speaking of or to a woman having the title of Lady (usu. prec. by her or your).

  2. the rank of a lady.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ladyship(noun)

    a title used to address any peeress except a duchess

    "Your Ladyship"; "Her Ladyship"


  1. ladyship(Noun)

    Term of respect for a woman of the peerage without using her title.

    "Her ladyship will be unable to attend tonight," he said, with a wink because he hadn't said why.

  2. ladyship(Noun)

    (English & Commonwealth) Formal form of address for a lady judge (as opposed to the informal "judge")

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ladyship(noun)

    the rank or position of a lady; -- given as a title (preceded by her or your)

Translations for ladyship

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(with Her, ~Your etc) a word used in speaking to, or about, a woman with the title `Lady'

Thank you, Your Ladyship; Ask Her Ladyship for permission.

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