madam vs madame

madam madame


  • 1) slang A woman who runs a brothel.
  • 2) colloquial A conceited or quarrelsome girl.
  • 3) A polite form of address for a woman or lady.


  • 1) madam


  • 1) I have hold of your hand but, lord, madam, you are a weight.
  • 2) ‘After she was through, Vidal replied simply and tersely, ‘Are you running for office, madam?’’
  • 3) ‘‘Erm, I'm sorry, madam, but do you have a picture of what you want? ‘she asked tentatively.’’
  • 4) ‘Tailored styles are already available in mainstream stores such as Marks & Spencer, Next and Debenhams, so it shouldn't be hard to find an outfit that suits you, madam.’
  • 5) ‘Thank you, sir, and thank you, madam, for your attendance.’
  • 6) ‘‘The cabins are small, madam,’ Edmund answered politely.’
  • 7) ‘‘I'm sure that she appreciates your kindness, madam,’ Legacy said politely.’
  • 8) ‘‘Is it time to prepare for supper, madam?’ the heavy Greek accent said, more a statement than a question.’
  • 9) ‘He bowed deeply and said, ‘Please excuse my rudeness, madam.’’
  • 10) ‘I must confess, madam, that I have never been too fond of the countryside.’
  • 11) ‘I am afraid, madam, that his grace will not be able to see you today.’
  • 12) ‘Should we not be returning back to the manor by now, madam?’
  • 13) ‘Perhaps it will ease Eleanor's leaving if I were to give this to you, madam.’
  • 14) ‘I mean no offense, madam, but it is obvious from your speech patterns that you were not born in this country.’
  • 15) ‘You're well informed, madam, I must say, for living in such a remote location as you do.’
  • 16) ‘‘Breakfast is served, madam,’ he said, as Alora gazed at the large plate before her, accompanied by the tall glass of orange juice which Alora liked to drink each morning.’
  • 17) ‘I summoned the English accent my mother used, and said softly, ‘I'm sorry, madam.’’
  • 18) ‘My request to you, madam, is for your office to empower more people like myself to assist the needy and to make resources available, and perhaps consider establishing a community-based centre that will assist our communities.’
  • 19) ‘And how can I be of service to this fine young madam?’
  • 20) ‘As you can see madam, this is a very desirable terraced property close to all local amenities.’
  • 21) ‘"As you please, madam, " said the man who had saved us.’
  • 22) ‘If you are told to address her as ‘Dear madam’ the ending must be ‘Yours faithfully’.’
  • 23) ‘Dear madam I have your note, but do not think I can undertake more than I originally promised, to give some informal talk about the value of the Greek Language & Literature, as objects of study, especially with reference to Mr. Evrett's absurd remark.’
  • 24) ‘madam Speaker: Please allow the member to complete his answer in silence.’
  • 25) ‘madam Speaker, we are a city that cares about its future.’
  • 26) ‘madam Secretary, I'll start with you.’
  • 27) ‘madam President, this is a question of logistics.’
  • 28) ‘Geena Davis, who plays President Allen on ‘Commander in Chief,’ says the country is ready for a madam President.’
  • 29) ‘‘I cannot possibly imagine myself wearing those,’ the proper madam muttered with utmost conviction.’
  • 30) ‘Now, young madam, let me wager a month's salary that you, like so many of our sisters these days, are the proud and confident wearer of the latest hipsters.’
  • 31) ‘The little madams ' fancy then turned to donkey rides, which were quickly arranged.’
  • 32) ‘I tried to talk to my mother, she saw it only as my trying to move back to London to live with my grandparents and basically told me I was a snotty little madam.’
  • 33) ‘Surprising, then, that Kelly claims she was a little madam as a child.’
  • 34) ‘As she becomes more emotionally involved the little madam becomes mercilessly manipulative and demanding.’
  • 35) ‘A few well-garlanded madams of the society crowd passed by, gossiping, their rich black minks set for the chill in the Springtime air, their heels clopping gently on the sidewalk.’
  • 36) ‘The 45-year-old mother of four is a millionaire entrepreneur who made her fortune as a brothel madam on the Kalgoorlie goldfields.’
  • 37) ‘If you like I could always send a note to Eileen, the madam of the brothel, getting her to collaborate my story.’
  • 38) ‘Then there are the traffickers in the destination countries - the madams of the brothels, and the middlemen involved in the provision of labour.’
  • 39) ‘Her chance came in this 15 th-century tragicomedy by Fernando de Rojas about a madam at a brothel who agrees to help a nobleman seduce a young virgin.’
  • 40) ‘Forget for a moment the season's immoral spending and hear the tale of the Edinburgh madam whose brothel was a thorn in the side of the residents of upmarket Stockbridge.’
  • 41) ‘Her researches lead her to a Viennese brothel where the aged madam reveals the secret of the painting.’
  • 42) ‘Some forms of disorder became more discreet, as law enforcers concentrated brothels in red-light districts and compelled madams to shield prostitution from public view.’
  • 43) ‘Here was 944 Twiggs Street, the former brothel where he lived with his Aunt Honey, the madam - now abandoned and bristling with weeds.’
  • 44) ‘His tales of corrupt politicians, red-light madams and greedy businessmen may have offended civic leaders in 1951, but the book became an instant classic and is still in print today.’
  • 45) ‘The world's first publicly listed brothel was launched by former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss at the Melbourne Stock Exchange on Thursday with investors scrambling to buy shares.’
  • 46) ‘Ignorant of the law, Mona, Stella, Adelaide, and countless other honorable young women feared prosecution for money owed and futilely sought to repay their madams through prostitution.’
  • 47) ‘Continuing to demand a percentage from madams within the new districts, grafting officials increased the protection fees for brothels operating outside of the district's limits.’
  • 48) ‘In addition to good managerial skills, a successful madam needed the cooperation of the police and other local authorities.’
  • 49) ‘She was forced to work as a prostitute for one and a half years, and her madam demanded she hand over all her earnings.’
  • 50) ‘Yet again, there is little evidence to support this claim and much to suggest that Mitchell actually based the character on a madam from her husband's hometown of Lexington, Kentucky.’
  • 51) ‘As prostitution frequently involves an economically exploitative relationship with a pimp or a madam, young girls are at even higher risk of abuse and exploitation than their older counterparts.’
  • 52) ‘A few years ago I became a madam, running a string of girls of my own.’
  • 53) ‘When I was a Hollywood madam, I had between 20 and 70 girls working for me and once made $97,000 in a single day on commissions.’
  • 54) ‘We crept into an antechamber lined with red velvet and faced a woman who appeared the archetypical brothel madam.’
  • 55) a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand madam


  • 1) Part of her was flattered: perhaps she was different, though she saw herself more as a madame than a madonna.
  • 2) `You and madame can take your places aboard the freighter any time you choose.
  • 3) `If you wouldn't mind staying until the police arrive, madame.
  • 4) He always preceded her pompous name of Adelaide with the title madame with an air of half respectful mockery.
  • 5) Elizabeth Ashley will play the title madame in The Shakespeare Theatre Company's new production of George Bernard Shaw's
  • 6) BOSS DETECTIVE: Excuse me madame, is this your purse?
  • 7) The male madame is driven to extremes of emotion over office messiness.
  • 8) ‘‘James Madison, of the United States of America, at your service, Mesdames,’ he declared in halted French.’
  • 9) ‘Not a sandwich au jambon and a carafe of Perrier, madame, but a proper five-course French Lunch.’
  • 10) ‘A little girl with a pink dress and haunting brown eyes shouted, ‘madame, madame,’ in hopes of a handout.’
  • 11) ‘A woman who had been standing next to me called out, madame!’
  • 12) ‘Among themselves, women at the office never used a colleague's last name without preceding it with the title madame.’
  • 13) ‘Believe that madame L. told fortunes for a living.’
  • 14) ‘The plot is thus: madame Fate, a mysterious fortune teller, has foreseen her own death through her crystal ball with only 24 hours before the allotted hour.’
  • 15) ‘Cleo has her fortune read by Tarot card reader, madame Irma.’
  • 16) ‘madame Zelda won't tell Ralph his fortune, but she told Alice that she'll be coming into some money.’
  • 17) ‘Why had madame Rostropov, the real fortune teller, picked tonight not to turn up?’

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