- an English noblewoman (often used as a term of address).
- a woman regarded as having fashionable or expensive tastes: milady's spring wardrobe.
Origin of milady
1830–40; < French < English my lady
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Examples from the Web for miladi
Impossible, miladi; dere 's nobody livin' in dese houses at all.The Daltons, Volume I (of II)
Charles James Lever
I have been telling Miladi about our frightened refugee, and she wishes to see you.A Little Girl in Old Detroit
Amanda Minnie Douglas
It was elicited that she had not been allowed to see the English miladi.That Stick
Charlotte M. Yonge
What do you and Miladi think of these two Lines of his which returned to me the other day?Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes
She looked wistfully at miladi, who took up the rest of the journey.A Little Girl in Old Quebec
Amanda Millie Douglas
- (formerly) a continental title used for an English gentlewoman