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Definitions of lady

  1.   The day of the annunciation of the Virgin Mary, March 25. See Annunciation.
  2.   A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound; a sweetheart.
  3.   The mistress of a house: a wife: a title of the wives of knights, and all degrees above them, and of the daughters of earls and all higher ranks: a title of complaisance to any woman of refined manners.
  4.   A wife; - not now in approved usage.
  5.   a polite name for any woman; " a nice lady at the library helped me"
  6.   A woman of social distinction or position. In England, a title prefixed to the name of any woman whose husband is not of lower rank than a baron, or whose father was a nobleman not lower than an earl. The wife of a baronet or knight has the title of Lady by courtesy, but not by right.
  7.   a woman of refinement; " a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"
  8.   a woman of the peerage in Britain
  9.   A woman of refined or gentle manners; a well- bred woman; - the feminine correlative of gentleman.
  10.   A woman who looks after the domestic affairs of a family; a mistress; the female head of a household.
  11.   A gentlewoman; the mistress of a household.
  12.   A woman having proprietary rights or authority; mistress; - a feminine correlative of lord.
  13.   A wellbred woman; a woman of good family or of high position in society; a sweetheart; Lady, the title of the wife of a knight, baronet, earl, etc; the daughter of a duke, marquis, or earl; the Virgin Mary; with Our.
  14.   Mistress of a house; well- bred woman; title of respect.
  15.   The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster; - so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure. It consists of calcareous plates.
  16.   A woman of distinction; a title prefixed to the name of any woman whose husband is not of lower rank than a knight, or whose father was a nobleman not lower than an earl; any woman of refined manners and education; mistress of a house; a wife.
  17.   ( United Kingdom) a woman of the peerage in Britain
  18.   A woman of distinction or rank; the wife of a titled gentleman; the title of the daughters of peers of the first three grades; a familiar term applied to the mistress or female head of a house of the better class; a woman in any station of life who is possessed of refined manners and kindness of heart, and generally whose character is adorned with those Christian and social virtues which men most love and esteem in a woman; a term of courtesy applied to any respectable female.
  19.   Belonging or becoming to a lady; ladylike.

Antonyms for lady

cad, rat, lord, crumb, vermin, skunk, cur, stinker, joker, heel, rat fink, creep, scum, clown, cretin, beast, dirtbag, buzzard, rotter, slob, fink, scumbag, bugger, reptile, chuff, so-and-so, nobleman, jerk, schmuck, sleaze, bounder, swine, blighter, toad, scuzzball, Stinkard, crud, hound, dog, boor, sleazeball, noble, lout, sleazebag, bleeder, louse, churl, snake, varmint.

Quotes of lady

  1. I could draw Bloom County with my nose and pay my cleaning lady to write it, and I'd bet I wouldn't lose 10% of my papers over the next twenty years. Such is the nature of comic -strips. Once established, their half -life is usually more than nuclear waste. – Berkeley Breathed
  2. I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady after she had written a book. – Lydia M. Child
  3. Elizabeth, Lady C, claims to be writing at the limits of language. Would it not be insulting to her if I were diligently to follow after her, explaining what she means but is not smart enough to say? – J. M. Coetzee
  4. I want to be the first lady to land a quadruple jump in competition. As I grow older, I know that my skating style will develop and mature. – Sasha Cohen
  5. I was first to break the news about the death of Lady Diana. The CNN team couldn't get into makeup fast enough. – Matt Drudge
  6. If the first lady is concerned about this Internet cycle, what would she have done during the heyday when there was 12, 13 editions of a paper in one day? What would she have done with that news cycle? – Matt Drudge
  7. If you want to make an audience laugh, you dress a man up like an old lady and push her down the stairs. If you want to make comedy writers laugh, you push an actual old lady down the stairs. – Tina Fey
  8. The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not. The Lady Mary is the rightful heir. – Jane Grey
  9. As the 1960s began, a new breed of Hollywood leading lady was emerging. She was elegant, international, and wonderfully comedic. – Maureen O'Hara
  10. Some teachers had been trained to work out at Southern because I carried two out there. I carried a lady down here from Palmer's Crossing, used to play piano, and Billy Carter. – Charles Phillips
  11. My lady Deborah McNaughton is doing a documentary on me. – Noel Redding
  12. I knew I'd conquered America when Mike Tyson told me I was one mean lady – Anne Robinson
  13. Accuracy to a newspaper is what virtue is to a lady but a newspaper can always print a retraction. – Adlai Stevenson
  14. And doing a film in that period, and having to really celebrate what they wore back then, how they sat and how they spoke. You know, what the etiquette was back then for a lady All of those things are like putting on a wig and transforming yourself, which I love. – Charlize Theron
  15. I was a married woman and I had a baby. I would have adored it, but I just couldn't do it because I'm a lady – Ruth Warrick

Usage examples for lady

  1. “ Is there by any chance a lady with you, or did I hear a lady's voice over there? ” – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  2. “ I can't tell you how glad I am, Lady Chiltern. ” – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  3. She has found a lady to take her by the hand! ” – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  4. You don't know all, my good lady – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  5. My lady we do! ” – The Lady of Fort St. John by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  6. “ " Don't mind me," said the lady – We Girls: A Home Story by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  7. “ " It is true," said Lady Anna. ” – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  8. “ I want she should grow up a lady like you." ” – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  9. “ Is she a lady or anything like a lady – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  10. He laughed and said, " I shall not be alone, my pretty lady – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  11. Are you ready to be a little lady now? ” – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston
  12. But a Fat Lady – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  13. Oh, I know all about you, my lady – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  14. “ To her there was but one woman in the world, and that was Lady Wicketts. ” – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  15. Isn't she a lady – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  16. “ " Why, my dear lady it is too right. ” – The Chickens of Fowl Farm by Lena E. Barksdale
  17. “ " If it could only have been the other brother," said Lady Scroope. ” – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  18. “ " She is very good- looking," said Lady Macleod. ” – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  19. She sho'ly is a lady – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  20. She does not look well, said Lady Elliston. ” – Amabel Channice by Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Rhymes for lady

  • adey, ady, brady, cady, crady, eydie, grady, haidee, kady, mady, maidie, shady;
  • arkady;

Idioms for lady