lady friend


lady friend
   a female extramarital sexual partner
   She does not have to be a woman of breeding or distinction, but the use implies slightly more acceptability than woman friend:
    It's my lady friend. I've reason to suspect that she's getting a bit on the side. (P. D.James, 1972)

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  • lady friend — lady friends N COUNT: usu poss N A man s lady friend is the woman with whom he is having a romantic or sexual relationship. [BRIT, OLD FASHIONED] …   English dictionary

  • lady friend — lady ,friend noun count a man s girlfriend …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lady friend — noun a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved his girlfriend kicked him out • Syn: ↑girlfriend, ↑girl • Hypernyms: ↑woman, ↑adult female, ↑lover * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • lady friend — {n.} 1. A woman friend. * /His aunt stays with a lady friend in Florida during the winter./ 2. A woman who is the lover of a man. Used by people trying to appear more polite, but not often used by careful speakers. * /The lawyer took his lady… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lady friend — {n.} 1. A woman friend. * /His aunt stays with a lady friend in Florida during the winter./ 2. A woman who is the lover of a man. Used by people trying to appear more polite, but not often used by careful speakers. * /The lawyer took his lady… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lady\ friend — noun 1. A woman friend. His aunt stays with a lady friend in Florida during the winter. 2. A woman who is the lover of a man. Used by people trying to appear more polite, but not often used by careful speakers. The lawyer took his lady friend to… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lady friend — noun A more quaint term for girlfriend, often used ironically …   Wiktionary

  • lady friend — /ˈleɪdi frɛnd/ (say laydee frend) noun (dated) a female companion of a man who is not married or related to him …   Australian English dictionary

  • lady — / leIdi/ noun plural ladies (C) 1 WOMAN a) a word meaning woman, used because people think it is a more polite word: Give your coat to the lady over there. | The young lady at reception sent me up here. | the ladies darts team | tea lady/cleaning …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lady — la|dy W2S2 [ˈleıdi] n plural ladies [: Old English; Origin: hlAfdige, from hlaf bread + dige one who kneads ] 1.) a) a woman of a particular type or age young/old/elderly etc lady b) a …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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