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What does ma'am mean?

Ma'am is a derivation of madam (madame, my lady) . It is the female equivalent of "sir", an expression of respect, originally toward women of the upper classes or nobility.

How old is a ma'am?

I would say Ma'am is more of a term of respect than a marker of age, but I'd say once someone's of age, they can be called ma'am naturally, so 18 or older.

What is the plural of ma'am?

Ma'am is a contraction of "madam" used in polite address. The plural is mesdames. * Only the informal dialect plural would be ma'ams .

Is ma'am a pronoun?

No, the word "ma'am" is a contraction of the noun "madam", a word used to address an adult female; a word for aperson. A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun i (MORE)