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dame
Pronunciation: / dam /

Translation of dame in English:

nom féminin

  • 3 (dans fables, contes) See examples: dame belette/tortue
    Old Mother Weasel/Tortoise
    Dame Nature

exclamation

[vieilli]
[familier]

also: dames nom féminin pluriel

  • 3 (Sport)le simple/la finale dames
    the women's singles/final

Compounds

dame catéchiste

dame de charité

  • lady who does charity work

dame de compagnie

  • live-in companion

dame d'honneur

dame de nage

dame patronnesse

  • lady who does good works

une dame de petite vertu

dame pipi (familier)

  • (female) toilet attendant

la Vieille Dame du quai Conti

, la Vieille Dame
  • (the French Academy)

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