young lady

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n young lady a young woman "a young lady of 18"
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Usage

In literature:

Mrs. Craven had sold her house, and gone up to Seventh Street, and was to have quite a young ladies' school.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Lady Calmady had been sensible of it when the young lady first greeted her that morning.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
I never before heard of a young lady being inspired by love for a young man when he was angry, or when he was profane.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
The young ladies spoke to each other for several minutes in Russian, so that Higson and Tom could not understand what they said.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
But at the end of the year Mrs Baggett certainly did wish that the young lady should marry her old master.
"An Old Man's Love" by Anthony Trollope
The Doctor called them as they turned away, and asked for a pass for the young ladies.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
You are both of you the age that charming young ladies always are, and you do not look a day older.
"Castellinaria and Other Sicilian Diversions" by Henry Festing Jones
That's not always the case with the fortunes you young ladies are supposed to bring!
"A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly" by Henry James
Miss Tredgold came in presently, but she took no more notice of Pauline than if that young lady did not exist.
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
It ain't of course for me to say anything of what goes on between young ladies and young gentlemen.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:

"At parties where young ladies gaze,
And I attempt to speak my joy,
'Hush, pray,' some lovely creature says,
'The fond illusion don't destroy!'
"An Unfortunate Likeness" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"What news, what news, my proud young porter?
What news, what news? come tell to me:"
"O there is the fairest young lady
As ever my two eyes did see.
"The Loving Ballad Of Lord Bateman" by Andrew Lang
There was a Young Lady of Lucca,
Whose lovers completely forsook her;
She ran up a tree,
And said, 'Fiddle-de-dee!'
Which embarassed the people of Lucca.
"Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Lucca" by Edward Lear
At length the bride to the knight did say,
'There have been many young ladies led astray
By believing in all their lovers said,
And you are false to me I am afraid.'
"Forget-Me-Not" by William Topaz McGonagall
"Among the dead bodies all lifeless he lay,
Till evening drew on of the following day.
When by a young lady discovered was he;
And this was thy mother, my pretty Bessee!
"The Beggar's Daughter Of Bethnal Green" by Henry Morley
There was a Young Lady of Russia,
Who screamed so that no one could hush her;
Her screams were extreme,--
No one heard such a scream
As was screamed by that Lady from Russia.
"Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Russia" by Edward Lear

In news:

Erin Kelahan—a remarkable young lady who needs our help.
I've known few people who are as brave and as spirited as this young lady .
Young Lady Plainsmen exceeding expectations.
Young Lady Panthers want to stay competitive.
The Williamstown High School freshman shot a personal best 90 at the Region 6 tournament Sept 24 to lead the young Lady Demons golf team.
Nope, that was a slug, young lady .
Your votes are needed to help a very special young lady .
Young Lady Bearcats hold off Notre Dame for district title.
Local young lady competes for Miss Jr Pre-Teen.
She is a very ambitious, responsible and respectful young lady whose mother is her No.
The Young Ladies Institute of Pomona will host its annual Christmas Luncheon and Boutique from 11 am to 3 p.m.Dec.
This beautiful young lady was featured in a previous Hometown Honey gallery, and 'soon' she'll be appearing on the 103GBF Hometown Honey Online Calendar which you can see here.
"We have three young ladies (Carter, Ageson and Yvonne Maosa) who can really play with their backs to the basket," Jacksonville College head coach Lynn Nabi said.
Taylor Swift is certainly a multi-talented young lady.
This young lady will be gracing the cover and pages of the March edition of Maxim magazine.
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