1 (US sl 俚) woman 妇女
*Gee! What a dame! 嘿! 多标致的女人!
2 Dame (Brit) (title of a) woman, who has been awarded an order1(10a) of knighthood （获有爵位的）夫人（的头衔）.
3 (also pantomime dame) elderly female comic character in pantomime, usu played by a man （童话剧中常由男性扮演的滑稽的）老太婆.
1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin:Latin
domina 'lady of high rank'
]AmE old-fashioned informal
a humorous female character in a pantomime
(=a special play at Christmas) who is played by a man