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noun as in a title of address

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noun as in a woman in charge of an establishment

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noun as in a woman in charge of a brothel

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After her tenure as secretary of state, she went on to publish seven New York Times bestsellers including her 2003 autobiography “Madam Secretary”.

The pop-feminist renaissance Rhimes helped launch was diluted by a wave of imitations, from Téa Leoni in Madam Secretary to Piper Perabo’s cable-news tycoon in Notorious.

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Famed poet Maya Angelou, for example, worked briefly here as a madam in the 1940s when she was a young woman.

Republican Senator David Vitter issued a public apology in 2007 for his involvement with the “D.C. Madam.”

Bible-thumping Louisiana Sen. David Vitter was outed as a john for the “D.C. Madam” in 2007.

The legendary actor and Madam Secretary producer insists his show has nothing to do with Hillary Clinton.

Still, the Madam Secretary cast and crew have been lately downplaying parallels to the Democratic presidential hopeful.

“Madam Speaker, this is America; it is not Burger King,” Poe said.

I tell you, madam, most distinctly and emphatically, that it is bread pudding and the meanest kind at that.'

I am ready Madam,—for I have sufficiently experienced the folly of my presuming to decline it.

Another female person, whom I put down as Madam Stone, arose and disappeared through an open door at my approach.

The boy took off his hat, and very handsomely addressed the cow, with "Your servant, madam."

I should be sorry to lay upon you, my dear madam, a burthen greater than the one you have already to bear.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to madam, such as: madame, dame, frau, ma'am, madonna, and signora.

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