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If I traveled to the end of the rainbow as Dame Fortune did intend, Murphy would be there to tell me the pot's at the other end.
Ed Koch

Meaning of "Dame Fortune" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DAME FORTUNE

Dame Fortune  [deɪm ˈfɔːtʃuːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DAME FORTUNE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dame Fortune is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DAME FORTUNE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Dame Fortune in the English dictionary

The definition of Dame Fortune in the dictionary is the personification of fortune as a woman.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DAME FORTUNE


afternoon
ˌɑːftəˈnuːn
balloon
bəˈluːn
befortune
bɪˈfɔːtʃuːn
Cameroon
ˌkæməˈruːn
cartoon
kɑːˈtuːn
commune
kəˈmjuːn
honeymoon
ˈhʌnɪˌmuːn
hoon
huːn
June
dʒuːn
Kun
kuːn
maroon
məˈruːn
moon
muːn
noon
nuːn
shoon
ʃuːn
soon
suːn
toon
tuːn
tribune
ˈtrɪbjuːn
tuchun
tuːˈtʃuːn
tune
tjuːn
unfortune
ʌnˈfɔːtʃuːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DAME FORTUNE

Damascus
Damascus steel
damask
damask rose
damask steel
damaskeen
damaskin
damassin
damboard
dambrod
dame
dame school
dame´s rocket
dame´s violet
damewort
damfool
damiana
Damien
Damietta

WORDS THAT END LIKE DAME FORTUNE

attune
autotune
call the tune
carry a tune
detune
fine-tune
fortune
give hostages to fortune
importune
infortune
inopportune
misfortune
Neptune
opportune
retune
signature tune
small fortune
soldier of fortune
untune
wheel of fortune

Synonyms and antonyms of Dame Fortune in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Dame Fortune» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DAME FORTUNE

Find out the translation of Dame Fortune to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Dame Fortune from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Dame Fortune» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

圣母院财富
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Dame Fortune
570 millions of speakers

English

Dame Fortune
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डेम फॉर्च्यून
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سيدة فورتشن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Дам Фортуна
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Dame Fortune
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডেম ফরচুন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Dame Fortune
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fortune Dame
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fortuna
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

デイムフォーチュン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

담 포춘
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dame Fortune
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Bà tạp chí Fortune
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டேம் பார்ச்சூன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डेम फॉर्च्यून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dame Fortune
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Dame Fortune
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Dame Fortune
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дам Фортуна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Dame Fortune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Dame Fortune
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Dame Fortune
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Dame Fortune
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Dame Fortune
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Dame Fortune

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DAME FORTUNE»

The term «Dame Fortune» is normally little used and occupies the 149.965 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DAME FORTUNE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Dame Fortune

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QUOTES WITH «DAME FORTUNE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Dame Fortune.
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Ed Koch
If I traveled to the end of the rainbow as Dame Fortune did intend, Murphy would be there to tell me the pot's at the other end.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DAME FORTUNE»

Discover the use of Dame Fortune in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Dame Fortune and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dame Fortune
When tragedy strikes, Rose Grace, an archaeologist's daughter who is used to traveling the world, is forced to settle down and find a wealthy husband to save her family from financial ruin, which leads her into the arms of legendary ...
Meredith Bond, 2005
2
Dame Fortune's Wheel Tarot / Tarot De la Rueda de la Senora ...
Paul Huson, the author of Mystical Origins of the Tarot, has tracked down the true origins of tarot's esoteric symbols and images. Dame Fortune's Wheel Tarot is the companion deck to Huson's revered research into the mysteries of tarot.
‎2009
3
Early American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases
1764 JWatts in Aspinwall Papers 2.519: Barre I find has fallen as fast as he rose. Dame Fortune is sometimes very capricious, still we woo her. 1778 ECornell in Sullivan Letters 2.258: I have ever known her to be fickle, NGreene 404: Fortune  ...
Bartlett Jere Whiting, 1977
4
Let's Learn with Fables
Suddenly, Dame Fortune appeared. “You poor man,” she said to the startled beggar, “I would like to help you. Hold out your bag and I will fill it with these golden coins I found. But there is one condition – whatever stays in your bag will remain ...
Andrea Blake, 2003
5
Dante's Monarchia
Fors," i.e. "Fortune dominatrix" (Pizzica 1988) or "Dame Fortune" (= Lady Luck), so the original sense of the line was: "Whether Dame Fortune wishes you to rule or me, or what she may bring" (cf. Vinay 1950 and Miller's trans.). 12 Hic Pirrus ...
Dante Alighieri, Richard Kay, 1998
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Fortune's Wheel: Dickens and the Iconography of Women's Time
Viewed in this way the women portray good or ill fortune by representing Dame Fortune's victims or favorites rather than the goddess herself. But Mrs. Skewton and Edith are also embodiments or avatars of Fortune in their role as dual ...
Elizabeth A. Campbell, 2003
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The Gentleman's and London Magazine: Or Monthly Chronologer, ...
The rugged pavement's ev'ry night " For me, dame FORTUNE never yet decreed, [thatcli'd shed. '• Tire gracious comforts of a well VI. " Rough and unseemly my irreverent hide! [lydrelif " Where ran f visit —thus' tinconth- " That i>iitlidc elegance  ...
8
The Reflective Journey Toward Order: Essays on Dante, ...
cussing Dante's presentation of Dame Fortune and Boccaccio's and Petrarch's denial of her in their philosophical and theological debates: "She whom men had been taught to think of as proof against understanding was fated to be ultimately  ...
Marion Montgomery, 2008
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The Gentleman's Magazine (London, England)
Dame Fortune is robed in yellow, which is also the colour of her wheel. The background was diapered with various small flowers, and above is the outline of a shield, but with no charges discernible upon it. The defaced part of the subject had ...
10
The Alliterative Morte Arthure: A Reassessment of the Poem
It is true that man is free to climb on to the wheel of Dame Fortune — in this respect he enjoys absolute freedom of choice. But once he has entrusted himself to the wheel, he is subject to the law of the goddess of Fortune, he cannot escape his ...
Karl Heinz Göller, 1981

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DAME FORTUNE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Dame Fortune is used in the context of the following news items.
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UK watch industry awaits reveal of 2015 Hot 100
“Everyone I've spoken to has taken the Tube strike in their stride admirably, plus it looks like Dame Fortune is smiling down on us, with ... «WatchPro.com, Jul 15»
2
Volcanic Brown was game to the end, left mystery in his wake
Grizzled prospector A.R. "Volcanic" Brown chased Dame Fortune all of his adventurous lifetime. More than once he found his fortune, only to ... «Cowichan Valley Citizen, Jun 15»
3
From the archives: How Detroit swooned for Alan Almond's 'Pillow …
Eight years after he bailed out -- eight ragged years after he jilted WNIC for a flashy Dame Fortune promising fast times and fame -- the former ... «Detroit Free Press, Jun 15»
4
The Greatest Game Ever Pitched
A 20-strikeout performance with zero walks and only two balls hit out of the infield renders a defense, and Dame Fortune, largely irrelevant. «OZY, May 15»
5
Paddy Agnew's Notes from Italy: can Juventus claim the treble?
For the Italian Cup final, however, Juventus will rely not only on Dame Fortune but also on their strongest side with Pirlo, Vidal, Tevez et al due ... «World Soccer, May 15»
6
How the surging Houston Astros can get even better
But while the Astros, like all of us, are subject to the whims and the whimsies of Lady Luck and Dame Fortune, they'€™re also not merely ... «FOXSports.com, May 15»
7
Paddy Agnew's Notes from Italy: euphoric Italian reaction to …
Throughout much of Juve's Champions League run this season, Dame Fortune has appeared to be on the Old Lady's side. That was never ... «World Soccer, Apr 15»
8
Sports Local Hockey
Now that Dame Fortune has turned her back, they're trying to squeeze all they can out of this experience. "In the second (period of Game 3), we ... «London Free Press, Apr 15»
9
From flights to philanthropy: Ebookers founder Dinesh Dhamija talks …
Unlike many businesses, Ebookers survived: “we went through it, and came out okay.” But Dame Fortune isn't the be all and end all: “with golf, ... «CITY A.M., Apr 15»
10
Coach[es]-of-the-Year
Dame Fortune gets no purchase. Pop appears constitutionally immune to giddiness. My son suggests that sometimes the W's coaches laugh ... «San Jose Mercury News, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Dame Fortune [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dame-fortune>. Jun 2021 ».
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