madam: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mad'um), [key]
— pl. mes•dames mad•ams
- (often cap.) a polite term of address to a woman, originally used only to a woman of rank or authority: Madam President; May I help you, madam?
- the woman in charge of a household: Is the madam at home?
- the woman in charge of a house of prostitution.
- madam (Thesaurus)