lady friend


Definition of lady friend

1 : a female friend no other relatives … no lady friend with whom you could stay— William Black less a secretary than an intimate lady friend— H. J. Laski
2 : a man's female companion soldiers, and bankers, and their wives and lady friendsNew Yorker spending the day at the beach with his lady friend
3 : the female partner in an intimate especially an illicit relationship : lover, mistress

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First Known Use of lady friend

1733, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Lady friend.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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