young+lady

  • 1 young lady — noun count * 1. ) an expression that older people sometimes use for referring to or speaking to a girl or young woman 2. ) OLD FASHIONED a girlfriend …

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  • 2 young lady */ — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms young lady : singular young lady plural young ladies 1) an expression that older people sometimes use for referring to or speaking to a girl or young woman And this young lady is my niece, Erika. Where do you… …

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  • 3 young lady — noun a young woman (Freq. 1) a young lady of 18 • Syn: ↑girl, ↑miss, ↑missy, ↑young woman, ↑fille • Derivationally related forms: ↑girlhood …

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  • 4 young lady —    a man s premarital sexual partner    As with the more severe young woman, it may imply no more than courtship:     The marriage has been annulled by the papal courts and it would be very painful to me & my young lady to have it referred to. (S …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 5 young lady — noun (C) old fashioned 1 a way of speaking to a young girl when you are angry: Now, listen to me, young lady! 2 someone s girlfriend …

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  • 6 young lady — young girl, young woman …

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  • 7 young lady — 1. a young, usually unmarried woman of refinement, grace, etc. 2. any young woman. 3. a girlfriend; sweetheart; fiancée. [1375 1425; late ME] * * * …

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  • 8 young lady — noun a) A young ladylike woman b) A girl …

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  • 9 Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady — Clarisse Harlowe Clarisse Harlowe Édition princeps Auteur Samuel Richardson Genre Roman Pays d origine …

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  • 10 A Very Young Lady — Infobox Film name = A Very Young Lady image size = caption = director = Harold D. Schuster producer = writer = narrator = starring = Jane Withers Nancy Kelly music = cinematography = editing = distributor = released = 1941 runtime = country =… …

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  • 11 Lady Louisa Stuart — (12 August 1757 ndash; 4 August 1851) was a British writer of the 18th and 19th centuries. Her long life spanned nearly ninety four years.Early lifeStuart was one of the six daughters of John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713–1792), who at the time… …

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  • 12 Lady Mary Whitley — ( Mary Ilona Margaret ), née Cambridge (24 September 1924 13 December 1999) was a descendant of the British Royal Family. She was the only child of the 2nd Marquess of Cambridge.Early lifeLady Mary was born in London to the Earl and Countess of… …

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  • 13 lady —    Used to address a woman whose name is unknown in both Britain and the USA, though such usage is not considered to be correct. The term is marginally less polite than the American ‘ma’am’, and considerably more polite than ‘Missis’ and such… …

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  • 14 Lady Chatterley's Lover — This article is about the novel. For other uses, see Lady Chatterley s Lover (disambiguation). Lady Chatterley s Lover   …

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  • 15 lady — la|dy W2S2 [ˈleıdi] n plural ladies [: Old English; Origin: hlAfdige, from hlaf bread + dige one who kneads ] 1.) a) a woman of a particular type or age young/old/elderly etc lady b) a …

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  • 16 young —    By no means as frequently used a vocative element as ‘old’, and normally applied to hearers who really are young, whereas ‘old’ can be used to hearers of any age.    The speaker is usually noticeably older than the person addressed, unless the …

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  • 17 Lady's companion — A lady s companion was a woman of genteel birth who acted as a paid companion for women of rank or wealth. The term was in use in the United Kingdom from at least the 18th century to the mid 20th century. It was related to the position of lady in …

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  • 18 lady — n. 1) a leading; young lady 2) (esp. AE) the first lady ( wife of the President or of a state governor ) 3) (esp. AE) a bag lady ( a destitute woman living on the streets ) 4) (misc.) the first lady of the American theater * * * [ leɪdɪ] young… …

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  • 19 lady — / leIdi/ noun plural ladies (C) 1 WOMAN a) a word meaning woman, used because people think it is a more polite word: Give your coat to the lady over there. | The young lady at reception sent me up here. | the ladies darts team | tea lady/cleaning …

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  • 20 lady */*/*/ — UK [ˈleɪdɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms lady : singular lady plural ladies used for talking about a woman. Some people think this use is polite but other people think it is old fashioned and prefer to use woman Go and ask that lady over… …

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