mayoress

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noun may·or·ess \ˈmā-ə-rəs, ˈmer-əs\

Definition of mayoress

chiefly British

  1. 1 :  the wife or official hostess of a mayor

  2. 2 :  a woman holding the office of mayor

First Known Use of mayoress

15th century


MAYORESS Defined for English Language Learners

mayoress

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Definition of mayoress for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who is a mayor

  • : the wife or official hostess of a mayor


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