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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dame mean? 

DAME (noun)
  The noun DAME has 2 senses:

1. informal terms for a (young) woman
2. a woman of refinement

  Familiarity information: DAME used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DAME (noun)

Sense 1dame [BACK TO TOP]


Informal terms for a (young) woman

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


wench; dame; chick; doll; bird; skirt

Hypernyms ("dame" is a kind of...):

fille; girl; miss; missy; young lady; young woman (a young woman)

Sense 2dame [BACK TO TOP]


A woman of refinement

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


gentlewoman; ma'am; madam; dame; lady

Context example:

a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady

Hypernyms ("dame" is a kind of...):

adult female; woman (an adult female person (as opposed to a man))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dame"):

grande dame (a middle-aged or elderly woman who is stylish and highly respected)

madame (title used for a married Frenchwoman)

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