how to pronounce dame

/ˈdɛɪm/

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dame is pronounced in one syllable

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dɛɪm

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An example use of dame in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… like these you can find me Dame Lorenzo …”

meanings of dame

noun:

  1. Usually capitalized as Dame: a title equivalent to Sir for a female knight.
  2. A woman.
  3. In traditional pantomime: a melodramatic female often played by a man in drag.
  4. The titular prefix given to a female knight.
  5. A matron at a school, especially Eton College.
  6. A lady, a woman.

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