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grande dame

noun as in matriarch

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noun as in matron

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Earlier this week, the grande dame of TV interviews reduced the ‘Happy’ singer to tears on her program.

My mother was a descendent of Greek royalty, an intellectual grande dame who wore elegant shaded glasses.

“When we restored this grande dame we made a decision to prepare for the future by bringing back the past,” Peters says.

Believe me, there is no more magnificent being than a true grande dame, and for this destiny the good God fashioned you.'

The Grande Dame of Geneseo did not agree with any of these makeshifts.

You can be a grande dame or a duchess—and you are making of yourself—what?

Your aunt, on the other hand, is 'grande dame' in every fiber of her being.

She would ask the creatures only to big, dull parties, just to let them see what a grande dame little Marise had become.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grande dame, such as: matron, dame, dowager, mother, queen, and dignified woman.

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