madame

noun ma·dame \ mə-ˈdam , ma-ˈ , before a surname also ˈma-dəm \

Definition of madame

1 plural mesdames play \mā-ˈdäm, -ˈdam\ used as a title equivalent to Mrs. for a married woman not of English-speaking nationality
2 plural madames :madam 3

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Origin and Etymology of madame

French, from Old French ma dame

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MADAME Defined for English Language Learners

madame

noun

Definition of madame for English Language Learners

  • —used like Mrs . as a title for a married Frenchwoman


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madame

noun ma·dame \ mə-ˈdam , ma-ˈdam , before a surname also ˈma-dəm \

Definition of madame for Students

plural mesdames or madames \mā-ˈdäm, -ˈdam\
used as a title that means Mrs. for a married woman who is not of an English-speaking nationality

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