lady-in-waiting definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
noun pl. ladies-in-waiting
a lady of the court attending, or waiting upon, a queen or princess
lady-in-waiting definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. ladies in waiting
A lady of a court appointed to serve or attend a queen, princess, or royal duchess.