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what is diffrence between a women and a lady?

16 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    A woman can be, or not, a lady.

    A lady can be nothing else than a woman.

    I know this is a joke, but the answers above have already answered the way I would.

  • 1 decade ago

    A woman is a general classification (that woman over there). A lady is a woman you know by association and have determined she has the qualities of a lady (Christina is truly a lady).

  • 1 decade ago

    All ladies are women, but....all women are not necessarily ladies. The term ladies, is usually a status classification. Ladies normally are associated as being dignified, refined & classy in their social status.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    a woman is a general term for a female adult human.

    a lady is a polite way of speaking usually indicating either respect or the quality of the persons background ,meaning that she has money and is well educated

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  • 1 decade ago

    well every female will become an woman at the age's 18 and up. but a lady is an woman that carry's her self politely, and respect her self and others.

  • 1 decade ago

    personally, i'd say a woman is any grown female human, and a lady is more of an old time or southern word for a woman that the person sees as respectful.

  • 1 decade ago

    Generally, 'woman' is a broader category than 'lady'. By lady, people take that to mean somebody refined or of high rank.

  • 1 decade ago

    A woman is a function of biology. A lady is a product of good upbringing.

  • 1 decade ago

    All ladies are women but not all women are ladies.

  • 1 decade ago

    me-i'm more of a broad and have earned that title and carry it with pride. lol i can be a lady when needed in certain social settings or with certain people, am always a woman, but broad seems to fit best.

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