Baroness vs Dame - What's the difference?

baroness | dame |


As a noun baroness

is the female ruler of a barony the male equivalent is baron.

As a verb dame is

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baroness

English

Noun

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  • The female ruler of a barony. The male equivalent is baron.
  • 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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