Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of lady.
  • noun UK A toilet for women or girls.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He uses the term ladies loosely, Alyssa commented, and I smirked.

    Giving Up the V

  • He uses the term ladies loosely, Alyssa commented, and I smirked.

    Giving Up the V

  • He uses the term ladies loosely, Alyssa commented, and I smirked.

    Giving Up the V

  • He uses the term ladies loosely, Alyssa commented, and I smirked.

    Giving Up the V

  • Many sporting events have moved away from the term ladies in favor of women, with Wimbledon being a notable exception.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

  • What was now to his cynical mind screamingly funny about the American -- his sensitive delicate feelings, his high standard of morals with regard to what he called the ladies, and illusions that one would rarely find in London in

    The Limit

  • I suppose they are what you call ladies and gentlemen? '

    Demos

  • An ad saying “Drink Budweiser” with scantily clad ladies is likely also be just as offensive to some Muslims (and Mormons and Southern Baptists).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Anti-Islam Bus Ads in Miami

  • "Don't forget, it's like jumping down from, let's say, about two meters on the ground about a thousand times a year, which seems not to be appropriate for ladies from a medical point of view," Kasper said in a 2005 NPR interview repeated in a 2006 ABC report on the eve of the Torino Games.

    Women's jumpers still hoping for flight in 2010 Games

  • The one regret I hear so often from old ladies is that they wish they spent less time cleaning and more time with their kids.

    Good Housekeeping: Totally Slobtastic Slackermom Edition | Her Bad Mother

Comments

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  • "First Ladies rule the State and state the rule: ladies first."

    July 8, 2007

  • An easy way to sound like a creep is to add the word “ladies” to the end of things you say. It can be harmless too, but it just makes you a creep. “Yeah after college I spent two years in the peace corps, ladies?” The more harmless it is, the more of a creep you become. “I broke my arm. I need help, ladies?” FYDemetriMartin

    October 1, 2012

  • I remember an acquaintance who used the word "sisters" in the same context. Ick. "Join me at ye olde water cooler for a sip, sisters?"

    October 2, 2012