Definition of ladyship noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈleɪdiʃɪp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈleɪdiʃɪp//
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  1. 1Her/Your Ladyship a title used when talking to or about a woman who is a member of the nobility Does Your Ladyship require anything?
  2. 2(British English, informal) a way of talking to or about a girl or woman that you think is trying to be too important Perhaps her ladyship would like to hang up her own clothes today!
  3. compare lordship
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ladyship