Meaning of “dame” in the English Dictionary

"dame" in British English

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damenoun [ C ]

uk /deɪm/ us /deɪm/

Damenoun [ C ]

uk /deɪm/ us /deɪm/

a title used in front of a woman's name that is given in Britain as a special honour, usually for valuable work done over a long period, or a woman having this honour:

Dame Judy Dench

(Definition of “dame” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dame" in American English

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damenoun [ C ]

us /deɪm/ dated slang

a woman:

a fast-talking dame

(Definition of “dame” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)