Dame vs. Madam

Dame vs. Madam — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Dame and Madam

Damenoun

(Britain) Usually capitalized as Dame: a title equivalent to Sir for a female knight.

Dame Edith Sitwell

Madamnoun

A polite form of address for a woman or lady.

Mrs Grey wondered if the outfit she was trying on made her look fat. The sales assistant just said, “It suits you, madam”.Later, Mrs Grey was sitting in her favourite tea shop. “Would madam like the usual cream cakes and patisserie with her tea?” the waitress asked.

Damenoun

(Britain) A matron at a school, especially Eton College.

Madamnoun

The mistress of a household.

Damenoun

In traditional pantomime: a melodramatic female often played by a man in drag.

Madamnoun

(colloquial) A conceited or quarrelsome girl.

Selina kept pushing and shoving during musical chairs. The nursery school teacher said she was a bad-tempered little madam.
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Damenoun

A woman.

Madamnoun

(slang) A woman who runs a brothel, particularly one that specializes in finding prostitutes for rich and important clients.

After she grew too old to work as a prostitute, she became a madam.''

Damenoun

(archaic) A lady, a woman.

Madamverb

(transitive) To address as "madam".

Damenoun

informal terms for a (young) woman

Madamnoun

a woman of refinement;

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

a woman of refinement;

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

Madamnoun

a woman who runs a house of prostitution