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n. - Used to address a woman in a polite way, especially a customer in a shop. A woman of refinement.

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Usage examples (35)
  • madam, I have been looking for a person that dislikes gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.
  • Declaring him your favorite, madam, is sufficient to render me partial to him.
  • 'That, madam, is a power that has come upon me by degrees; I have paid dear enough for it!
  • The D.C. madam is going to list the names of famous Republicans who used her female escort service.
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