mayoress

noun may·or·ess \ ˈmā-ə-rəs , ˈmer-əs \

Definition of mayoress

chiefly British
1 : the wife or official hostess of a mayor
2 : a woman holding the office of mayor

First Known Use of mayoress

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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mayoress

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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