['leɪdɪ] or ['ledi]


(noun.) a woman of the peerage in Britain.

(noun.) a polite name for any woman; 'a nice lady at the library helped me'.

Inputed by Andre--From WordNet


(n.) A woman who looks after the domestic affairs of a family; a mistress; the female head of a household.

(n.) A woman having proprietary rights or authority; mistress; -- a feminine correlative of lord.

(n.) A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound; a sweetheart.

(n.) A woman of social distinction or position. In England, a title prefixed to the name of any woman whose husband is not of lower rank than a baron, or whose father was a nobleman not lower than an earl. The wife of a baronet or knight has the title of Lady by courtesy, but not by right.

(n.) A woman of refined or gentle manners; a well-bred woman; -- the feminine correlative of gentleman.

(n.) A wife; -- not now in approved usage.

(n.) The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster; -- so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure. It consists of calcareous plates.

(a.) Belonging or becoming to a lady; ladylike.

(-) The day of the annunciation of the Virgin Mary, March 25. See Annunciation.

Typist: Ruben

Synonyms and Synonymous

n. [1]. Mistress, matron.[2]. Woman of rank, woman of distinction.[3]. Woman of refinement, well-bred woman, genteel woman.[4]. Wife, spouse.

Typed by Harley


n. the mistress of a house: a wife: a title of the wives of knights and all degrees above them and of the daughters of earls and all higher ranks: a title of complaisance to any woman of refined manners:—pl. Ladies (lā′diz).—ns. Lā′dybird a genus of little beetles usually brilliant red or yellow—also Lā′dybug Lā′dycow; Lā′dy-chap′el a chapel dedicated to 'Our Lady ' the Virgin Mary usually behind the high altar at the extremity of the apse; Lā′dyday the 25th March the day of the Annunciation of the Virgin; Lā′dyfern one of the prettiest varieties of British ferns common in moist woods with bipinnate fronds sometimes two feet long; Lā′dy-fly (same as Ladybird); Lā′dyhood condition character of a lady.—adj. Lā′dyish having the airs of a fine lady.—ns. Lā′dyism affectation of the airs of a fine lady; Lā′dy-kill′er a man who fancies his fascinations irresistible to women: a general lover.—adj. Lā′dy-like like a lady in manners: refined: soft delicate.—ns. Lādy-love a lady or woman loved: a sweetheart; Lādy's-bed′straw the plant Galium verum; Lā′dy's-bow′er the only British species of clematis—also Traveller's joy; Lā′dy's-fing′er a name for many plants: a piece of confectionery; Lā′dyship the title of a lady; Lā′dy's-maid a female attendant on a lady esp. in matters relating to the toilet; Lādy's-man′tle a genus of herbaceous plants having small yellowish-green flowers; Lā′dy's-slipp′er a genus of orchidaceous plants remarkable for the large inflated lip of the corolla; Lā′dy's-smock the Bitter Cress a meadow-plant with whitish blush-coloured flowers.—Ladies' companion a small bag used for carrying women's work; Ladies' man one fond of women's society.—My ladyship Your ladyship a form of expression used in speaking to or of one who has the rank of a lady.

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