in·​struc·​tress in-ˈstrək-trəs How to pronounce instructress (audio)
: a woman who is an instructor

Word History

First Known Use

1608, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of instructress was in 1608

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“Instructress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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