- a young, usually unmarried woman of refinement, grace, etc.
- any young woman.
- a girlfriend; sweetheart; fiancée.
Origin of young lady
Related Words for young ladydaughter, adolescent, teenager, lady, she, schoolgirl, deb, damsel, mademoiselle, Ms, lassie
Examples from the Web for young lady
Historical Examples of young lady
Beatrix was in a young-lady reverie, and did not observe what was going on.Guy Deverell, v. 1 of 2
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
A young-lady apprentice would be quite an attractive feature.
With two young-lady companions she daily parades on the public Esplanade overlooking the shingly beach.
Since the catastrophe recorded in the last chapter, Mrs. Tibbs had been very shy of young-lady boarders.Sketches by Boz
There were no pleasant games of snapdragon, or touch, nor even a gossip over the tea table for the young-lady foxes.Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales
Hans Christian Andersen
- a girlfriend; sweetheart