The word “ladies” has 2 syllables: lad-ies.

It's pronounced as /ˈleɪdiz/.

What is synonym and antonym for ladies?

In the thesaurus, “ladies” has 17 synonyms.

Here are synonyms for ladies along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for ladies

  • countesses
  • dames
  • duchesses
  • female
  • females
  • gals
  • gentlewomen
  • girl
  • girlfriends
  • girls
  • matrons
  • noblewomen
  • peeresses
  • queens
  • wives
  • woman
  • women

Meanings of ladies

  • noun
    1. An aristocratic title for a woman; the wife of a lord and/or a woman who holds the position in her own right; a title for a peeress, the wife of a peer or knight, and the daughters and daughters-in-law of certain peers.
    2. A high priestess.
    3. A ladies' room: a lavatory intended for use by women.
    4. The mistress of a household.
    5. A woman of breeding or higher class, a woman of authority.
    6. The feminine of lord.
    7. A title for someone married to a lord or gentleman.
    8. A title that can be used instead of the formal terms of marchioness, countess, viscountess or baroness.
    9. (polite or used by children) A woman: an adult female human.
    10. (in the plural) A polite reference or form of address to women.
    11. Used to address a female.
    12. (ladies' or ladies) Toilets intended for use by women.
    13. (familiar) A wife or girlfriend; a sweetheart.
    14. A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound.
    15. A queen (the playing card).
    16. (with a professional title) Who is a woman.
    17. The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster, consisting of calcareous plates; so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure.
    18. A five-pound note. (Rhyming slang, Lady Godiva for fiver.).
    19. A woman’s breast.
  • adjective
    1. Intended for use by women.

Example Sentences

  • The event organizer welcomed the distinguished ladies to the elegant charity gala.
  • As the curtains rose, the theatergoers observed a group of talented ladies performing a captivating dance routine.
  • The fitness instructor encouraged the ladies to engage in a high-energy workout to boost their stamina.
  • The conference room was filled with discussions as the business ladies collaborated on innovative ideas.
  • In the quaint tearoom, the waitress served a selection of delicious pastries to the group of ladies enjoying afternoon tea.

On this page you'll find 17 synonyms or another words to ladies, such as: countesses, dames, duchesses, female, females, gals, gentlewomen.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

Related Words



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  • duchesses
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  • girl
  • girlfriends
  • girls
  • ladies
  • mother
  • woman
  • women
  • young woman



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