headmistress

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noun head·mis·tress \-ˌmis-trəs, -ˈmis-\

Definition of headmistress

  1. :  a woman heading the staff of a private school

1872

First Known Use of headmistress

1872


HEADMISTRESS Defined for English Language Learners

headmistress

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noun head·mis·tress \-ˌmis-trəs, -ˈmis-\

Definition of headmistress for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who is the head of a U.S. private school

  • : a woman who is the head of a British school


HEADMISTRESS Defined for Kids

headmistress

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noun head·mis·tress \ˈhed-ˌmi-strəs\

Definition of headmistress for Students

  1. :  a woman who heads the staff of a private school


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