first lady

first lady
first ladies
1) N-COUNT: usu the N in sing The First Lady in a country or state is the wife of the president or state governor, or a woman who performs the official duties normally performed by the wife.

America's First Lady stood on the sweeping staircase of the White House.

2) N-COUNT: usu sing, N of n If you refer to a woman as the first lady of something, you mean that you consider her to be better at the thing mentioned than any other person.

...the first lady of song, Ella Fitzgerald.

English dictionary. 2008.

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