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synonyms for lady-in-waiting

  • soubrette
  • abigail
  • lady of the bedchamber
  • lady's maid
  • maid-in-waiting
  • waiting maid
  • waiting woman
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How to use lady-in-waiting in a sentence

Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
The lady in black was reading her morning devotions on the porch of a neighboring bathhouse.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Grandmamma sits in her quaint arm-chair— Never was lady more sweet and fair!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
At Felipe's cry, the women waiting in the hall hurried in, wailing aloud as their first glance showed them all was over.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The young lady, hearing his step, turned round and stood on the stair, confronting him fiercely.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
See the ease and grace of the lady in the sacque, who sits on the bank there, under the myrtles, with the guitar on her lap!
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
At another time her affections were deeply engaged by a young gentleman who visited a lady on a neighboring plantation.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
They are unique; that lady there is the Du Barry—a portrait worth, alone, six thousand francs.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LADY-IN-WAITING

  • abigail
  • companion
  • confidante
  • domestic
  • lady's attendant
  • lady-in-waiting
  • waiting woman
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.