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ma'ams

ma'am
M m

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [mam, mahm; unstressed muh m]
    • /mæm, mɑm; unstressed məm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [mam, mahm; unstressed muh m]
    • /mæm, mɑm; unstressed məm/

Definitions of ma'ams word

  • noun ma'ams madam (def 1). 1
  • noun ma'ams (in Britain) a term used in addressing the queen or a royal princess. 1
  • noun ma'ams plural of ma'am. 0

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Origin of ma'ams

First appearance:

before 1660
One of the 46% oldest English words
First recorded in 1660-70; by contraction

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Ma'ams

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

ma'ams popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for ma'ams

noun ma'ams

  • dame — Dame is a title given to a woman as a special honour because of important service or work that she has done.
  • madame — a French title of respect equivalent to “Mrs.”, used alone or prefixed to a woman's married name or title: Madame Curie.
  • madonna — the Virgin Mary (usually preceded by the).
  • frau — a married woman; a wife.
  • signora — a conventional Italian term of address or title of respect for a married woman, either used separately or prefixed to the name.

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