ma'am

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ma'am

noun \ˈmam, after yes often əm\

—used to politely speak to a woman who you do not know

—used to speak to the Queen or to a woman of high rank in the police or military

Full Definition of MA'AM

:  madam

First Known Use of MA'AM

1668

Other Forms of Address Terms

appellation, beatitude, brethren, emeritus, esquire, sire, sous

Rhymes with MA'AM

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