la·​dies ˈlā-dēz How to pronounce ladies (audio)
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
chiefly British

Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ladies was in 1918

Dictionary Entries Near ladies

Cite this Entry

“Ladies.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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