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Spanish translation of 'lady'

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[ˈleɪdɪ ]
1.  (woman) señora fdama f (formal)
ladies’ clothing ropa f de señora
ladies’ hairdresser peluquero (peluquera) m/f de señoras
ladies first las damas or las señoras primero
ladies and gentlemen! ¡señoras y señores!¡damas y caballeros!
ladies only solo para Señoras
cleaning lady mujer f or señora f de la limpieza
First Lady Primera Dama f
the lady of the house la señora de la casa
leading lady (Theatre) primera actriz f; (Cinema) protagonista f
I’m not used to being a lady of leisure no estoy acostumbrada a la vida ociosa
he’s a ladies’ man es un donjuán
an old lady una señora mayor
a little old lady una viejecita
this is the young lady who served me esta es la señorita or la joven que me sirvió
now listen here, young lady! ¡escúchame, jovencita!
2.  (educated woman, noblewoman) dama f
she’s no lady no es lo que se dice una dama
she’s a real lady es toda una dama
society lady dama f de la alta sociedad
3.  (in titles)
Lady Jane Grey Lady Jane Grey
▪ idiom: she liked to play Lady Bountiful le gustaba hacerse la rumbosa
▪ idiom: she thinks she's Lady Muck! (informal) ¡se cree toda una duquesa!
4.  (US) (informal) (as form of address) señora f
what seems to be the trouble, lady? ¿qué ocurre, señora?
5.  (old-fashioned) (wife) señora fesposa f
your good lady su esposasu señora
my lady wife mi señora esposa
6.  (Religion)
Our Lady Nuestra Señora
the ladies (lavatory) el servicio (de señoras)el baño (de señoras) (Latin America)
Ladies SeñorasDamas
See ladies' room

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Example Sentences Including 'lady'

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This sounds like the lady protesting too much that she has all the names she needs.
Paula Byrne PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)
No maid would speak that way to a lady.
Diane Purkiss The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)
And the ladies come with it.
The Sun (2012)
He was sitting next to a pretty young lady.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
I used to perform at ladies' afternoon clubs and blind homes.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
My posture and gait become those of an elderly lady.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She says :'The lady said it so loudly that people around me turned to stare.
The Sun (2016)
So who would be your dream leading lady?
The Sun (2014)
So, would he call himself a ladies' man?
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The two ladies came to see me at my flat.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Your choice of ladies has always been impeccable.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Then the lady in the front seat beamed at me.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This lady is a woman after my own heart.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
What a treat the young lady had in store.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
If this is the worst name this young lady is called in life she is going to be very lucky.
The Sun (2009)
Our former GP has moved and now we have a lady doctor.
The Sun (2015)
She married a banker and ended her days as a lady of the manor.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She said he told her: 'I feel so sorry for the family of that lady.
The Sun (2015)
They also look at other leading ladies electing to wear leather.
The Sun (2016)
That old lady thought the space was hers, but you took it.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This has given it the popular name of naked ladies.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But then come more baseless blows to the former first lady.
Christianity Today (2000)
You can become today the leading man or lady of your own life.
Pete Cohen and Sten Cummins with Jennai Cox HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)
The voice at the end of the line was that of an elderly lady.
Jan Fennell FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)

Trends of 'lady'

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'lady' in Other Languages

British English: lady /ˈleɪdɪ/ NOUN
You can use lady when you are referring to a woman, especially when you are showing politeness or respect.
She's a very sweet old lady.
  • American English: lady
  • Arabic: سَيِّدَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: senhora
  • Chinese: 女士
  • Croatian: dama
  • Czech: paní
  • Danish: dame
  • Dutch: dame
  • European Spanish: dama
  • Finnish: aatelisnainen
  • French: dame
  • German: Dame
  • Greek: κυρία
  • Italian: signora
  • Japanese: 婦人
  • Korean: 숙녀
  • Norwegian: dame
  • Polish: dama
  • European Portuguese: senhora
  • Romanian: doamnă
  • Russian: леди
  • Latin American Spanish: dama
  • Swedish: dam kvinna
  • Thai: สุภาพสตรี
  • Turkish: leydi
  • Ukrainian: леді
  • Vietnamese: quý bà


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