Definition of fine lady in English:

fine lady


  • A woman of refined or decorous manners and character; (also) a fashionable woman. Also (ironic or depreciative): a woman who dresses ostentatiously, affects manners viewed as being above her social rank or position, or is preoccupied with her appearance.


Late 16th century; earliest use found in Barnabe Googe (1540–1594), poet and translator. From fine + lady.


fine lady

/ˌfʌɪn ˈleɪdi/