1. [ noun ] a polite name for any woman

"a nice lady at the library helped me"

Related terms: woman begum
2. [ noun ] a woman of refinement
Synonyms: ma'am madam gentlewoman madame dame

"a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"

Related terms: woman madame grande_dame
3. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 2508
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11510
5. [ noun ] a woman of aristocratic family
Synonyms: peeress noblewoman
Related terms: lord lord female_aristocrat countess borgia duchess marchioness milady Godiva amy_lyon lady-in-waiting baroness peerage UK
Similar spelling:   lad