lady-in-waiting


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lady-in-waiting

n, pl ladies-in-waiting
a lady of a royal household who attends a queen or princess

la′dy-in-wait′ing



n., pl. la•dies-in-wait•ing.
a lady who is in attendance upon a queen or princess.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lady-in-waiting - a lady appointed to attend to a queen or princesslady-in-waiting - a lady appointed to attend to a queen or princess
noblewoman, peeress, Lady - a woman of the peerage in Britain
Translations

lady-in-waiting

[ˈleɪdɪɪnˈweɪtɪŋ] N (ladies-in-waiting (pl)) → dama f de honor

lady-in-waiting

[ˈleɪdɪɪnˈweɪtɪŋ] ndama di corte
References in classic literature ?
I really hardly like to tell you,' answered the lady-in-waiting.
He wants a hundred kisses from the Princess,' said the lady-in-waiting who had gone down to ask him.
To-day the Queen sat in her private audience-room chatting pleasantly with her ladies, when in came Mistress Marian Fitzwalter attired again as befitted her rank of lady-in-waiting.