viscountess

noun vis·count·ess \ ˈvī-ˌkau̇n-təs \

Definition of viscountess

1 : the wife or widow of a viscount
2 : a woman who holds the rank of viscount in her own right

First Known Use of viscountess

15th century


VISCOUNTESS Defined for English Language Learners

viscountess

Definition of viscountess for English Language Learners

  • : the wife or widow of a viscount

  • : a woman who has the rank of a viscount


VISCOUNTESS Defined for Kids

viscountess

noun vis·count·ess \ ˈvī-ˌkau̇n-təs \

Definition of viscountess for Students

1 : the wife or widow of a viscount
2 : a woman who holds the rank of a viscount in her own right


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