Simple Definition of peeress
: a woman who is a member of the British nobility
: the wife or widow of a peer (sense 2)
Full Definition of peeress
1 : the wife or widow of a peer
2 : a woman who holds in her own right the rank of a peer
Examples of peeress
<a wedding invitation eagerly sought by every peer and peeress in the realm>
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