- (often initial capital letter) the form used in speaking of or to a woman having the title of Lady (usually preceded by her or your).
- the rank of a lady.
Origin of ladyship
Related Words for ladyshipmajesty, sire, grace, royalty, honor, reverence, worship, excellency, lordship, ladyship
Examples from the Web for ladyship
Contemporary Examples of ladyship
Like so much of the Obama post-ideological scenario, the Harvard-educated Mom-in-Chief First Ladyship was flawed at the root.Why Michelle Is Sliding
November 13, 2009
Historical Examples of ladyship
I fancied her ladyship in spectacles, with little side curls.Malbone
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Then it must be your honour that will give me the tea, and her ladyship that will give me the tobacco?
The next morning, when I wakened, I in my turn received a note from her ladyship.
The singularity that struck me most about her ladyship was her indifference to flattery.
Miss Bland was allowed to speak; but her ladyship listened to Miss Tracey.
- (preceded by your or her) a title used to address or refer to any peeress except a duchess