WordReference English Collocations © 2017


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [an American, a British, an Australian] dame
  2. was [named, appointed] a dame by (the queen)
  3. honored as a dame by (the queen)
  4. UK: is a pantomime dame
  5. Dame [Maggie Smith]
  6. slang, dated: a [rich, fine, pretty, young] dame
  7. slang, dated: a dame of the [theater, arts, big screen]
  8. slang, dated: a big-screen dame

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