2 a woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady" [syn: madam, ma'am, lady, gentlewoman]
EtymologyVia Middle English and Old French from Latin domina
- Rhymes: -eɪm
archaic: lady, woman
- Hindi: Urath
equivalent title to Sir for a female knight
slightly derogatory way of referring to a woman
- Finnish: daami
- Plural of dama
- 駄目: no good; useless; hopeless
A Dame may be:
- A female rank equivalent to a knight (e.g. Dame Grand Cross of Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire).
- A female Seigneurie (i.e. Sibyl Hathaway, Dame of Sark)
- A title of respect for certain Benedictine nuns, for example those of the English Benedictine Congregation (e.g. Dame Laurentia McLachlan, late Abbess of Stanbrook, Dame Felicitas Corrigan, late author, abbess) -- the male equivalent being "Dom", derived from Latin "Dominus" (e.g. Dom John Chapman, late Abbot of Downside).
- A pantomime dame.
- An old word for the game pieces in the game of checkers.
- A woman. Slang from the 1940's.
- "Give me" is the Spanish Translation of "¡Dame!". (Pronounced "DAH-may").
- A word meaning "No" or "Not" in Japanese Language. In context, it usually comes across meaning "No good." This is a two-syllable word and, as such, has a different pronunciation from the other examples of "dame" in this list.
- "Dame", the second single from RBD's third studio album Celestial.
- Dame Edna Everage, is a character played by Australian comedian Barry Humphries.
dame in Danish: Dame
dame in German: Dame
dame in French: Dame
dame in Dutch: Dame
dame in Low German: Daam
dame in Russian: Дама
dame in Slovak: Dáma
dame in Finnish: Dame
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