dominatrix

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noun do·mi·na·trix \ˌdä-mi-ˈnā-triks\

Definition of dominatrix

plural

dominatrices

\-ˈnā-trə-sēz, -nə-ˈtrī-sēz\
  1. :  a woman who physically or psychologically dominates her partner in a sadomasochistic encounter; broadly :  a dominating woman

Origin and Etymology of dominatrix

Latin, feminine of dominator


First Known Use: 1971


DOMINATRIX Defined for English Language Learners

dominatrix

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noun do·mi·na·trix \ˌdä-mi-ˈnā-triks\

Definition of dominatrix for English Language Learners

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


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