Complete Definition of "dame"

See|Dame
English

Etymology
Via Middle English and Old French from Latin domina

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪm|-eɪm

Noun
dame (plural: dames)

  1. archaic lady, woman
  2. UK the equivalent title to Sir for a female knight

#: Dame Edith Sitwell

  1. colloquial slightly derogatory way of referring to a woman

#: "There ain't nothin' like a dame!" (South Pacific)

Synonyms
see wikiSaurus:woman

Translations
trans-top|lady, woman
Finnish: daami, nainen
Hindi: Urath
trans-mid
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trans-top|the equivalent title to Sir for a female knight
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|slightly derogatory way of referring to a woman
trans-mid
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Related terms
knight
madam
madame
sir


Danish

Noun
dame

  1. lady

Category:Danish nouns


Dutch

Noun
dame

  1. chess|lang=nl queen.

Category:Dutch nouns


French

Etymology
From Latin domina

Pronunciation
IPA|[daËm]

Noun
dame f, pl dames

  1. A lady
  2. A polite form of address for a woman.
  3. chess|lang=fr queen

Category:French nouns


Italian

Noun
dame f

  1. plural of|dama|lang=Italian

Japanese
see|damena

Noun
ja-noun|r|hira=ã ã

  1. é§ç®: no good; useless; hopeless

Norwegian

Noun
no-noun-c|dam

  1. lady, woman

Spanish

Verb
dame!

#give me!
#: dame is the second-person familiar imperative of dar, "to give", with the suffixed first-person singular indirect object pronoun me, "me".

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