ˈdäm How to pronounce domme (audio)
plural dommes
: a female dominant (see dominant entry 2 sense 6) : dominatrix
"In general, we're all safety nuts," said John Warren, a founder of the Boston Dungeon Society who has written a number of books on BDSM. "The problem with pro dommes, is there's no restrictions. All you need is enough money to buy an ad."Jessica Heslam, The Boston Herald, 16 Aug. 2000

Word History

First Known Use

1999, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of domme was in 1999

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“Domme.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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