ma'am

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noun \ˈmam, after “yes” often əm\

1668

First Known Use of ma'am

1668

Other Forms of Address Terms


MA'AM Defined for English Language Learners

ma'am

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noun

Definition of ma'am for English Language Learners

  • —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


MA'AM Defined for Kids

ma'am

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noun \ˈmam\

Definition of ma'am for Students

  1. :  madam



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