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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Used to address a woman in a polite and respectful way. A woman of refinement (contraction)

Usage examples (37)
  • "Yes, ma'am," she said and did as she was told.
  • "Very fine thank you ma'am" the President replied.
  • "No ma'am, but I'm afraid he is missing in action."
  • LOL - no ma'am, I just found where you posted it ... for more
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