- n. madam
- Borrowing from French, from Old French ma dame ("my lady"). (Wiktionary)
“He always preceded her pompous name of Adelaide with the title madame with an air of half respectful mockery.”
“Elizabeth Ashley will play the title madame in The Shakespeare Theatre Company's new production of George Bernard Shaw's”
“BOSS DETECTIVE: Excuse me madame, is this your purse?”
“The male madame is driven to extremes of emotion over office messiness.”
“We have a governess, who is charged with the care of us; we call her madame; and when she has laced us, our waists might be spanned, as the saying is, between one's four fingers.”
“Come, monsieur, you must be off; madame is here and you may be discovered.”
“But don't take the trouble to replace it, for madame is coming in a few days.”
“– Mademoiselle Fanny, I mean, just told me that madame is lying down now.”
“When he passed me in madame's dressing-room he made a reverence, as if I had been a court lady.”
“She next entered the courtyard, and looked about for a coach or chair, but, seeing none, was about to set off on foot, when a footman approached and said, "Shall I call madame's carriage?”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘madame’.
Curious words having to do with women: positive or negative; feminine, observational, technical, weird, stupid, crass, etc. I loathe some of these words but I'm using this list as a catch-all... ev...
Generic descriptors for a person that don't tell you anything about him or her (except, perhaps, that person's gender, age, or social class). Nice and anonymous. Useful at cocktail parties.
Looking for tweets for madame.