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An American celebrity who is amazing at live concerts, good with writting music, OK at singing, and down-right terrible in films. Has a reputation for being an undesirable individual but that adds to her commercial success. Everyone has an opinion of her, good or bad. Will probably be the first woman over 60 to have a number 1 album. Undeniably good at what she does. Her fans are mainly gay men and divorced women and remain loyal despite having to down-size their homes to be able to afford over-priced concerts and badly edited music DVD's (either official DVD's or illegal as four main concert tours still have not been officially released). Despite confusing messages and her own admission she can be a bitch, she ultimatly appears to be a force for good.
Person 1: I saw Madonna in concert. It was amazing!
Person 2: I heard her new record and it was pretty good.
Person 1: Yeah she sung live and her voice was shit but I'd rather that than hear some dumb bimbo mimb
Person 2: Yeah she is cool, but I wouldnt like to meet her, I've heard she can be vile
Person 1: Yeah and never watch a film of hers, unless you're able to afford a new TV after you burn yours to erase the sheer shite it projected into your sitting room
by Welshman1 July 16, 2012
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An extremely talented marketer, who over more than twenty years has excelled in the aggressive selling of an otherwise not particularly desirable product -- herself. A triumph of style over substance. Her acting talent was recognized by her being awarded a special “Worst actress of the century” Razzie at the 2000 Golden Raspberry awards. (Has since seen the light and given up on acting). Also an author, her best known work being 1992’s “Sex”, which was sold sealed in plastic -- not because it was obscene, but because no one would have bought it if they were able to see how lame the contents really were. Also supposedly a musician.
Madonna has staying power in the public eye, although I've never been able to figure out why.
by avgfhadsfkjbvhadsfjhbv September 22, 2006
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A woman who is something of a paradox.

She has achieved the status of being one of the most successful female singers of all time, despite not having a particularly good voice and only being of average attractiveness.

Her success could be ascribed to 'strength of character', but, also paradoxically, she is an incredibly shallow, vacuous person, known for changing her 'personality' and image every few years in order to lengthen her career.

Her latest fad is to take children from Africa to use as fashion accessories. She is currently affecting a peculiar accent in a pretentious attempt to apparently try to sound 'english'. Has a reputation for being rude, ungracious and self-obsessed.

Has dabbled in acting at which she has proved to be a notable failure and a laughing stock, as she doesn't have any depth within her own character to draw on when creating roles.
When the Madonna (Ritchie) family visited Madame Tussaud's Museum, Madonna's husband had a conversation with her wax model for 10 minutes before realising his wife had moved on to another exhibit.
by Witch of the West October 07, 2007
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a.Over 40 year-old women still acting like teenagers and wearing bras that overly "push-up".

b.Americans faking inconvincing British accents.
"Damn, don't get all Madonna on me, mom!"
by Chi Bai April 25, 2006
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a. American pop icon (and faux Brit). Officially the highest-selling female artist of all time. Also the richest and highest-paid female singer in the world as of 2006.

Argued by Rolling Stone as the "Most Famous Woman In The World"

b. Entity unreservedly and consummately beyond the first degree.
Confessions On A Dancefloor is the bomb! No smutty songs here - this album takes the cake! Madonna is the Queen!
by Icy Ocean October 09, 2006
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A very talented musician, actress, business woman and innovator.

Madonna established herself as a force to be reckoned with within the pop music scene, until she started experimenting with her musical sounds. Resulting in multiple Grammy wins and sales over 200 million.

She has also taken apart in many other projects. Landing the staring role in the movie Evita, showcasing her talent as a singer and actress. Resulting in a Golden Globe win.

Musically, she has written the majority of her songs and is influenced by many musicians prior to her including David Bowie and Prince. Her music videos have gained millions of views on internet sites such as YouTube.

She is also an author, and has written multiple children books (most becoming best sellers).
Jane: Who is the Queen of Pop?

Jesse: Madonna, obviously.
by Multimojo89 October 24, 2010
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6.
a Madonna is a statue or portayance of the virgin Mary. It is a term usually used by Catholics
There is a 10 foot Madonna in this cathedral
by Benjamin L. April 26, 2006
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It's like watching your nan dance in her undies...
Hey Sam, he's doing a madonna!
by Frau_Dragana April 17, 2008
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