noun (plural Mesdames /māˈdäm/ /-ˈdam/)
1A title or form of address used of or to a French-speaking woman: Madame Bovary
More example sentences
- ‘James Madison, of the United States of America, at your service, Mesdames,’ he declared in halted French.
- Not a sandwich au jambon and a carafe of Perrier, Madame, but a proper five-course French Lunch.
- A little girl with a pink dress and haunting brown eyes shouted, ‘Madame, Madame,’ in hopes of a handout.
1.1Used as a title for women in artistic or exotic occupations, such as musicians or fortune-tellers.
- Believe that Madame L. told fortunes for a living.
- The plot is thus: Madame Fate, a mysterious fortune teller, has foreseen her own death through her crystal ball with only 24 hours before the allotted hour.
French; compare with madam.
Words that rhyme with MadameAdam, macadam, madam
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