| Share
 

Dictionary


mad•am



Pronunciation: (mad'um), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/madam.html on line 73 [key]
n.,
pl. mes•damesPronunciation: (mā-dam', -däm') Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/madam.html on line 87 [key] for 1; mad•ams for 2, 3.

1. (often cap.) a polite term of address to a woman, originally used only to a woman of rank or authority: Madam President; May I help you, madam?
2. the woman in charge of a household: Is the madam at home?
3. the woman in charge of a house of prostitution.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/madam.html on line 124 Madalyn Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/madam.html on line 132 madame
See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/madam.html on line 143 madam (Thesaurus)

 

Related Content