conductress

noun
con·​duc·​tress | \ kən-ˈdək-trəs How to pronounce conductress (audio) \

Definition of conductress

: a woman who is a conductor

First Known Use of conductress

1624, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for conductress

conductor + -ess

Learn More About conductress

Time Traveler for conductress

Time Traveler

The first known use of conductress was in 1624

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near conductress

conductorless

conductress

conductus

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for conductress

Cite this Entry

“Conductress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conductress. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!