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I got sick and tired of my lady wearing ugly underwear to bed, so I turned to the Internet.
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Meaning of "my lady" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES MY LADY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

my lady

Lady

The word lady is a civil term of respect for a woman, specifically the female equivalent to gentleman or lord, and in many contexts a term for any adult woman. Once confined to usage when specifically addressing women of high social class or status; over the last 300 years, the term can now be used to refer to any respectable adult woman. Portrait of Augusta, Lady Gregory, who some thought embodied the classical attributes of a lady...

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MY LADY

my
my aunt!
my bad
my eye
my foot!
my giddy aunt
my hat
My Lai
my lord
my word!
myal
myalgia
myalgic
myalgic encephalomyelitis
myalgic encephalopathy
myalism
myalist
myall

WORDS THAT END LIKE MY LADY

bag lady
bearded lady
cleaning lady
dinner lady
find the lady
first lady
lady
leading lady
lollipop lady
maiden lady
malady
milady
naked lady
old lady
painted lady
pink lady
shopping bag lady
tea lady
white lady
young lady

Synonyms and antonyms of my lady in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «my lady» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MY LADY

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

Translator English - Chinese

我的夫人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mi señora
570 millions of speakers

English

my lady
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मेरी औरत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سيدتي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

миледи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

minha senhora
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আমার সহধর্মীনী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ma femme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gadisku
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

meine Dame
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

奥様
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

내 여자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

wedokan ku
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phụ nữ của tôi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

என் பெண்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

माझ्या बाई
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hanımım
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mia signora
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

moja pani
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

міледі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

doamna mea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κυρία μου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

my vrou
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

my lady
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

min dame
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of my lady

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MY LADY»

The term «my lady» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.681 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MY LADY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about my lady

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5 QUOTES WITH «MY LADY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word my lady.
1
Chad Michael Murray
I have a necklace around my neck that my lady gave me, so I try never to leave home without that.
2
Dallas Roberts
When my lady and I sit down and watch TV, I find she gets annoyed at characters because they don't do what she would do in the situation. I'm always like, 'Well, she has to do that because that's what the story is.'
3
Larry Wilcox
I owe the public a good performance, the best I can give. We really bust our chops on 'CHiPs' but when I go home and get a weekend off, I want to spend it quietly, with my lady.
4
John Wilson
I got sick and tired of my lady wearing ugly underwear to bed, so I turned to the Internet.
5
Billy Zane
My best evenings are at home with my lady.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MY LADY»

Discover the use of my lady in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to my lady and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Weep No More My Lady
Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul.
Mary Higgins Clark, 2000
2
My Lady Notorious
Now her fans can discover why the book that started it all, My Lady Notorious, has been called "storytelling at its best" (Rendezvous).
Jo Beverley, 2002
3
My Lady Captor
For when he's finally rescued by his men, Sorcha will pay dearly for her treachery--and loving her could put both their lives in peril. . . Praise for the Novels of Hannah Howell "Howell offers readers another captivating tale.
Hannah Howell, 2009
4
My Lady Vixen
When beautiful and innocent Alexa Ashley is kidnapped by Adam Foxworth, she falls prey to his masterful seduction, only to find out that it is all part of a game of revenge. But two can play at that game.
Connie Mason, 1987
5
My Lady Pirate
Cruising the oceans with her band of women warriors, the Pirate Queen Maeve Merrick takes prisoner a castaway named Graham Falconer, the highly respected Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Navy, who is determined to win her heart. Original.
Danelle Harmon, 1994
6
Forever My Lady:
When a rough street kid meets a special girl, he discovers there is no gun or gang tough enough to protect him against the life-changing power of love.
Jeff Rivera, 2004
7
My Lady's Money: An Episode in the Life of a Young Girl
With elements of mystery, adventure, romance, and a heroic canine companion, this engaging story is a great way to while away an afternoon.
Wilkie Collins, 2012
8
My Lady Mage: A Warriors of the Mist Novel
A cursed destiny.
Alexis Morgan, 2012
9
My Lady Rotha: A Romance
My Lady Rotha combines both of these themes, weaving a heartwarming love story against a backdrop of political and social change. Historical romance fans will not be disappointed.
Stanley J. Weyman, 2012
10
My Lady, Pocahontas: A Novel
My Lady Pocahontas is a Marshall Cavendish publication.
Kathleen V. Kudlinski, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MY LADY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term my lady is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Different expectations lead to poor relationship
I asked my lady friend early on if she was interested in dating. She told me she had recently been through a bad breakup with her live-in ... «Beatrice Daily Sun, Jul 15»
2
A Grand Unified Theory of Why Everyone Is Dyeing Their Body Hair
“When I first added some color to my lady forest, no one was even dyeing their armpits yet!” Borealis writes to me in an email. “I'm glad the ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
3
The V-Spot: So, You Want to Sleep With a Lesbian
These days my lady-laden romance resume speaks for itself — I can do The Lesbian Sex. And all you straight, bi-curious, bisexual and/or ... «Valley Advocate, Jul 15»
4
Dating a Good Man
"So now I'm on Tindr, because my lady parts have needs and apparently only like complete douchebags."-C. But at a certain point, alas, the ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
5
Tracy Morgan Shows Major Health Improvement, Walks Unassisted …
I wouldn't even let my lady know because I don't want her to be worried about it." PHOTO: See Tracy Morgan looking healthy at Disney World! «E! Online, Jul 15»
6
'Feeling Used' needs to let go hard feelings
I asked my lady friend early on if she was interested in dating. She told me she had recently been through a bad breakup with her live-in ... «Huntsville Item, Jul 15»
7
Flight check: Wellington to Westport
My lady grips the arm rest with white knuckles as we have a few bumps over Cook Strait. Service: Our pilot is extremely friendly and cheery ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
8
I'm Jewish. She's Not. How Do I Break It to My Family?
... wondering if you're even worthy of breathing the same air as the hotties in this town—I take comfort in my friends, particularly my lady friends. «Flagpole Magazine, Jul 15»
9
Romance Unlaced: Interview with Sabrina Jeffries, plus an exclusive …
"The art of sinning isn't for novices, my lady. I have neither the time nor the inclination to teach it to an innocent." She felt as if she'd been ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
10
I Got Genital Warts And I Thought My Life Was Over (It Wasn't)
I begged off parties and social interactions to prop my legs up on some pillows and scrutinize my lady bits. My roommate eventually demanded ... «Bustle, Jul 15»

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