am·​bas·​sa·​dress | \ am-ˈba-sə-drəs How to pronounce ambassadress (audio) , əm-, im- \

Definition of ambassadress

1 : a woman who is an ambassador
2 : the wife of an ambassador

Examples of ambassadress in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nyong'o will join fellow statuette holders Julia Roberts, Penélope Cruz, and Kate Winslet as an ambassadress, and will star in her first campaign this summer. Jamie Rosen, Town & Country, "Lancôme Gets Lupita," 4 Apr. 2014 With her flawless red-carpet style and beauty to match, her brand-ambassadress status came as a surprise to no one. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Lupita's First Lancome Ad in High Def," 25 June 2014 That's where being an ambassadress for Christian Dior comes in rather handy. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Watch: The Making of Rihanna's Dior Dress for Cannes," 23 May 2017

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First Known Use of ambassadress

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ambassadress.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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