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1. lady

noun. ['ˈleɪdi'] a polite name for any woman.

Synonyms

  • woman
  • begum

Antonyms

  • adult
  • Esquire
  • bozo

Etymology

  • lady (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Lady

  • motsoaledi
  • mcgrady
  • mccrady
  • ogrady
  • o'grady
  • genady
  • arkady
  • spady
  • grady
  • frady
  • crady
  • brady
  • shady
  • rady
  • maidie
  • mady
  • madey
  • kady
  • haidee
  • dady
  • cady
  • bady
  • eydie
  • adey

Example sentences of the word lady


1. Adjective
Place a hula lady figurine at each spot as a souvenir.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Tipping your "cleaning lady" is more than just a good habit.

Quotes containing the word lady


1. The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
- Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

2. Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?'Jace said, "Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself."..."At least,"she said, "you don't have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland.""Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

3. A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. lady-in-waiting

noun. a lady appointed to attend to a queen or princess.

Synonyms

  • peeress
  • noblewoman

Antonyms

  • nobleman
  • male aristocrat
  • duke

3. lady-slipper

noun. any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; difficult or impossible to cultivate in the garden.

Synonyms

  • Cypripedium reginae
  • yellow lady-slipper
  • showy lady slipper
  • slipper orchid
  • clustered lady's slipper
  • orchidaceous plant
  • Cypripedium parviflorum
  • lady's slipper
  • ram's-head lady's slipper
  • California lady's slipper
  • mountain lady's slipper
  • Cypripedium
  • showy lady's-slipper
  • ladies' slipper
  • Cypripedium montanum
  • Cypripedium calceolus
  • Cypripedium acaule
  • genus Cypripedium
  • ram's-head
  • Cypripedium californicum
  • Cypripedium fasciculatum
  • moccasin flower
  • yellow lady's slipper
  • Cypripedium album
  • Cypripedium arietinum
  • orchid
  • common lady's-slipper

4. lady-of-the-night

noun. West Indian shrub with fragrant showy yellowish-white flowers.

Synonyms

  • shrub
  • genus Brunfelsia
  • bush
  • Brunfelsia americana

Antonyms

  • superior

5. lady

noun. ['ˈleɪdi'] a woman of refinement.

Synonyms

  • ma'am
  • adult female
  • grande dame
  • madame
  • gentlewoman
  • dame
  • madam

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • male
  • husband
  • beau

Etymology

  • lady (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. Lady

noun. a woman of the peerage in Britain.

Synonyms

  • baroness
  • peerage
  • marchioness
  • Milady
  • lady-in-waiting
  • peeress
  • noblewoman
  • duchess
  • female aristocrat
  • baronage
  • countess

Antonyms

  • male aristocrat
  • nobleman
  • husband
  • king
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