A gentlewoman; -- an appellation or courteous form of address given to a lady, especially an elderly or a married lady; -- much used in the address, at the beginning of a letter, to a woman. The corresponding word in addressing a man is Sir.
- A polite form of address for a woman or lady.
- The mistress of a household.
- A conceited or quarrelsome girl.
- A woman who runs a brothel.