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Definitions for Madame
məˈdæm, -ˈdɑm, mæ-, ˈmæd əm; meɪˈdæm, -ˈdɑmmadame

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. madamenoun

    title used for a married Frenchwoman


  1. madamenoun


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


  1. madame

    Madame is a formal or respectful term used to address or refer to a woman, typically one in a position of authority or respect. It is the equivalent of "Mrs" in French and is often used in English speaking countries to refer to the female owner or proprietor of a business such as a restaurant, hotel, or salon. It can also be used to address a woman whose name is unknown.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Madamenoun

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

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

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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  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

Examples of Madame in a Sentence

  1. Paul Evans:

    The difference between the terms of detention of Madame Meng and the two Canadians is going to just jump off the page.

  2. Marsha Blackburn:

    Madame Vice President even made the cheese puffs herself ! And they were so good !

  3. Alexander Gauland:

    Madame Chancellor, you are asking Europe to help you in a way that suits you. But the Europeans won't be bullied.

  4. 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.

  5. Beaumarchis:

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

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