presidentess

noun
pres·​i·​dent·​ess | \ ˈprez(ə)dəntə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of presidentess

dated
1 : a female president : a woman that presides … they formed a tea society, with the parson's wife for presidentess, and her oldest daughter for secretary.— James Fenimore Cooper, Homeward Bound, 1849
2 : the wife of a president

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“Presidentess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presidentess. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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