Results for: Ma'ams

In Grammar

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.
In English Spelling and Pronunciation

How do you spell ma'am?

That is the correct spelling of the word "ma'am" It is a contraction form used in polite address. The actual word is madam.
In English Language

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.
In Plural Nouns

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 .
In Rhyming Words

What rhymes with ma'am?

spam. cram. sam. pam. dam (not in the bad way, though!). ram. flim flam. ;)
In Commas Colons and Semicolons

Is it yes ma'am or yes Ma'am?

Ma'am does not have to be capitalized, except where situationally apropriate such as when it is the first word in a sentence.
In English Language

When to say yes ma'am?

You say it when answering a woman or when a women ask you to do something for them.
In Plural Nouns

How do you spell the plural of ma'am?

The word "ma'am" is a noun of polite address, a contraction for "madam." The plural is "mesdames." Another polite address form is "ladies."
In Languages and Cultures

Is yes ma'am and no ma'am a good habit to have?

Well, ma'am, a british slang, is mostly obsolete. It can be used torefer to the Queen if you address her more than once. You shoulduse "her Majesty" the first time, though. In (MORE)
In Japanese Language and Culture

What is ma'am in Japanese?

Well , in japanese , both sir and ma'am are called "Sensei".
In Pronouns

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)