What does madame mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word madame.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. madame(noun)

    title used for a married Frenchwoman

Wiktionary

  1. madame(Noun)

    madam

  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

  2. Origin: [F., fr. ma my (L. mea) + dame dame. See Dame, and cf. Madonna.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of madame in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of madame in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Georges Bernanos:

    Hell, Madame, is to love no longer.

  2. Henry Louis Mencken:

    A formula for answering controversial letters -- without even reading the letters Dear Sir (or Madame) You may be right.

  3. Beaumarchis:

    Drinking without being thirsty and making love at any time, Madame, are the only things that distinguish us from other animals.

  4. Sir Thomas Beecham:

    (To a lady cellist) Madame, you have between your legs the most beautiful instrument known to man, and all you can do is scratch it !

  5. Trey Gowdy:

    Madame Secretary, I understand some people - frankly in both parties - have suggested this investigation is about you. Let me assure you it is not, not a single member of this committee signed up for an investigation into you or your email system.

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