dominatrix


do·mi·na·trix

noun \ˌdä-mi-ˈnā-triks\

: a woman who controls and hurts her partner during sexual activity in order to give her partner sexual pleasure

plural do·mi·na·tri·ces \-ˈnā-trə-sēz, -nə-ˈtrī-sēz\

Full Definition of DOMINATRIX

:  a woman who physically or psychologically dominates her partner in a sadomasochistic encounter; broadly :  a dominating woman

Origin of DOMINATRIX

Latin, feminine of dominator
First Known Use: 1971

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