Definitions for madameməˈdæm, -ˈdɑm, mæ-, ˈmæd əm; meɪˈdæm, -ˈdɑm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mad•ame*məˈdæm, -ˈdɑm, mæ-, ˈmæd əm; meɪˈdæm, -ˈdɑm(n.)(pl.)mes•dames

  1. a French title equivalent to Mrs.:

    Madame Curie.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. a title for a woman, esp. one who comes from a non-English-speaking country.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

    Ref: Abbr.: Mme. 1

* (often cap.).

Origin of madame:

1590–1600; < F; see madam

Princeton's WordNet

  1. madame(noun)

    title used for a married Frenchwoman


  1. madame(Noun)


  2. Origin: From ma dame (my lady).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Madame(noun)

    my lady; -- a French title formerly given to ladies of quality; now, in France, given to all married women

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'madame' in Nouns Frequency: #2909

Translations for madame

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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