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Definition of Madam


  1. A gentlewoman; -- an appellation or courteous form of address given to a lady, especially an elderly or a married lady; -- much used in the address, at the beginning of a letter, to a woman. The corresponding word in addressing a man is Sir.

Madam Quotations

The English, the plain English, of the politest address of a gentleman to a lady is, I am now, dear Madam, your humble servant: Pray be so good as to let me be your Lord and Master.
Samuel Richardson

Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
Charlotte Bronte

Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk.
Leonhard Euler

Hell, madam, is to love no longer.
Georges Bernanos

Sometimes I get to put on posh frocks and be Madam Glamour, the vendor of my wares. My lovely friend Kath, a stylist, puts me into things I'd never dream of. But my real life is very different. It's very, very home-based - an intense domestic life, that's the core of everything.
Emma Thompson
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Madam Translations

madam in Danish is fru, frue
madam in French is madame
madam in French is madame
madam in Italian is signora

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