Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An English noblewoman or gentlewoman.
  • noun Used as a form of address for such a woman.
  • noun A chic or fashionable woman.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as miladi.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Lit., my lady; hence (as used on the Continent), an English noblewoman or gentlewoman.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun dated A noblewoman or gentlewoman; the form of address to such a person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an English noblewoman

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from English, my lady.]

Examples

  • After hearing him inadvertently call her "milady," she realizes he was the young servant boy she knew as a child.

    Anime Nano!

  • Or if milady has all the perfume she needs, an alternative gift worth considering is a pair of brief lace and mesh throng panties at Madison Avenue's La Perla.

    Dan Dorfman: St. Nick Really Is Coming to Town

  • We get to the corner, where we part, and he takes his turn without so much as a “milady.”

    Camo Girl

  • “A prosperous evening to you, milady,” Z says to Mrs. Smithe.

    Camo Girl

  • “A prosperous evening to you, milady,” Z says to Mrs. Smithe.

    Camo Girl

  • Or if milady has all the perfume she needs, an alternative gift worth considering is a pair of brief lace and mesh throng panties at Madison Avenue's La Perla.

    Dan Dorfman: St. Nick Really Is Coming to Town

  • “I shall be but a moment, milady, while I converse with the good knight,” he explained.

    The Gauntlet Thrown Chapter Thirty Six

  • Or if milady has all the perfume she needs, an alternative gift worth considering is a pair of brief lace and mesh throng panties at Madison Avenue's La Perla.

    Dan Dorfman: St. Nick Really Is Coming to Town

  • Or if milady has all the perfume she needs, an alternative gift worth considering is a pair of brief lace and mesh throng panties at Madison Avenue's La Perla.

    Dan Dorfman: St. Nick Really Is Coming to Town

  • We get to the corner, where we part, and he takes his turn without so much as a “milady.”

    Camo Girl

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