Dame vs Countess - What's the difference?

dame | countess |


As a verb dame

is .

As a noun countess is

the wife of a count or earl.

dame

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (British) The .
  • Dame Edith Sitwell
  • (dated, informal, slightly, derogatory, US) A woman.
  • * 1949 , (Oscar Hammerstein II), "(There is Nothing Like a Dame)",
  • There ain't nothin' like a dame'! / Nothin' in the world! / There is nothin' you can name / That is anythin' like a ' dame !
  • A traditional character in British pantomime, a melodramatic female often played by a man in drag.
  • (archaic) , woman.
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    countess

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • The wife of a count or earl.
  • The title used by a female who holds an earldom in her own right.
  • Elizabeth Millicent Leveson-Gower is 24th Countess of Sutherland; her son will be the 25th Earl.