Definition of 'dame'
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There has also been a passing of grand dames. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Men will no longer be allowed to dress up as women to play pantomime dames? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Can't we make her a dame? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Actually I may write to the home secretary and suggest she put panto dames on the nationality quiz. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Does that make him a panto dame? Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was made a dame for her services to literature. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He must know that he is far too tall to make a convincing dame. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You gotta love the grand old dame. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Now she is to become a dame herself in the new year honours list. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The enfant terrible has turned into the grand dame. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She looks like a pantomime dame. Times, Sunday Times (2008)St Pancras has become the grande dame that her youth always promised. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But that would be taking the panto dame of British politics far too seriously. The Sun (2009)Grand is currently the grande dame of London cool. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Then there are the looks: it is a supermodel amid a sea of pantomime dames. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were luxurious gowns, like any grand dame would wear. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEName the dame Who are these celebrity pantomime dames? Times, Sunday Times (2010)I approach three young men dressed as panto dames. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The grand dame of international museum bosses is such a well known figure in Russia that her departure led the news bulletins. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A special collaboration between the grand dame of American rock and the classical ensemble. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He, like other great dames, makes being a mouthy bloke in a frock look easy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If you don't know what you are doing with liquid eyeliner you'll end up looking like a pantomime dame. The Sun (2012)The grand old dame at the end of the High Road is one of the most evocative venues in the sport. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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