- Dictionaryyoung la·dy/yəNG ˈlādē/
- 1. a woman who is not far advanced in life; a girl.
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- Hypernyms ("young lady" is a kind of...): ring girl (a young woman who holds up cards indicating the number of the next round at prize fights) Gibson girl (the idealized American girl of the 1890s as pictured by C. D. Gibson)
Young-lady meaning A term of endearment or address for a girl.
noun. 1 A young woman or a girl. ‘During the age where most girls became young ladies, Blank had stayed awkwardly the same.’. ‘This is tragic situation and this young girl seemed a capable young lady.’. ‘Set in a finishing school for young ladies, the 1950s musical by Sandy Wilson is the story of five young girls who are busy being transformed into young ladies.’.
youngster, young one, little one, boy, girl. 1.1. A form of address used by an adult to a girl, often in anger. ‘I don't know what's got into you, young lady’. More example sentences. ‘Treason is a serious crime, my young lady’. ‘I think it's time to take you home, young lady.’. ‘We don't take kindly to such attacks, young lady.’.
Dictionary entry overview: What does young lady mean? • YOUNG LADY (noun) The noun YOUNG LADY has 1 sense: 1. a young female Familiarity information: YOUNG LADY used as a noun is very rare.
Young Lady. Example : Used other than as an idiom: young lady.A term of endearment or address for a girl.1986, John and Leela Hort, The Inessential Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet: A shortened and simplified version in modern English, Act 3, Scene 5, page 34: Don't you "grateful" me, young lady.
Young lady definition: a girlfriend ; sweetheart | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
a young, usually unmarried woman of refinement, grace, etc.