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  1. lady

    • IPA[ˈlādē]

    美式

    • n.
      a woman (used as a polite or old-fashioned form of reference);an informal, often brusque, form of address to a woman
    • noun: lady, plural noun: ladies

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    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a woman (used as a polite or old-fashioned form of reference) I spoke to the lady at the travel agency a lady doctor 同義詞 woman, member of the fair/gentle sex, female, lass, lassie, ... 更多
    • North American an informal, often brusque, form of address to a woman I'm sorry, lady, but you have the wrong number
    • 2. a woman of superior social position, especially one of noble birth lords and ladies and royalty were once entertained at the house 同義詞 noblewoman, gentlewoman, duchess, countess, peeress, ... 更多
    • a courteous, decorous, or genteel woman his wife was a real lady, with such nice manners
    • (in the UK) a title used by peeresses, female relatives of peers, the wives and widows of knights, etc. Lady Caroline Lamb
    • 3. dated a man's wife welcoming the vice president and his lady
    • dated a woman with whom one is romantically or sexually involved the young man bought a rose for his lady
    • historical a woman to whom a man, especially a knight, is chivalrously devoted.
    • 4. British a women's public restroom.