Definitions for ma'ammæm, mɑm; unstressed məm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ma'ammæm, mɑm; unstressed məm(n.)

  1. Ref: (often cap.) madam (def. 1). 1

Origin of ma'am:

1660–70; by contr.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dame, madam, ma'am, lady, gentlewoman(noun)

    a woman of refinement

    "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ma'am(noun)æm, mɑm; unstressed məm

    used to respectfully address a woman

    Excuse me, ma'am, I think you dropped this.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ma'am(noun)

    madam; my lady; -- a colloquial contraction of madam often used in direct address, and sometimes as an appellation

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