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noun [countable] lady pronunciation in British English /ˈleɪdi/
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pluralladies
  1. used for talking about a woman. Some people think this use is polite but other people think it is old-fashioned and prefer to usewoman

    Go and ask that lady over there.

    There was a young lady standing outside the house.

    1. a.
      a woman who behaves politely and in a way that was traditionally considered suitable for a woman

      I remember her as a refined elegant lady.

      She doesn’t talk like a lady.

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