Word forms: first ladies
1. countable noun The First Lady in a country or state is the wife of the president or state governor, or a woman who performs the official duties normally performed by the wife. ⇒ America's First Lady stood on the sweeping staircase of the White House. 2. countable noun [usu sing, N of n] If you refer to a woman as the first lady of something, you mean that you consider her to be better at the thing mentioned than any other person. ⇒ ...the first lady of song, Ella Fitzgerald.
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