mil·​lion·​air·​ess | \ ˌmi(l)-yə-ˈner-əs How to pronounce millionairess (audio) , ˈmi(l)-yə-ˌner- \

Definition of millionairess

1 : a woman who is a millionaire
2 : the wife of a millionaire

Examples of millionairess in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The dramatic details of Bobo's divorce and role as a millionairess single mother were detailed in a splashy cover story in the March 1954 issue of LIFE magazine, including more mentions of Lowell. Philip Potempa, Post-Tribune, "Lowell readers recalls Bobo Rockefeller farm," 12 May 2017

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First Known Use of millionairess

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Millionairess.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of millionairess

: a rich woman who has at least a million dollars, pounds, etc. : a woman who is a millionaire

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one that suddenly gains wealth or power

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