Definition of headmistress in English:


Syllabification: head·mis·tress
Pronunciation: /ˌhedˈmistrəs


(Especially in private schools) the woman in charge of a school; the principal.
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  • Jack faltered in her charge towards her headmistress: you didn't want to mess with her when she was busy.
  • Inside, headmistress Ibistam Mahdi cuts a yellow ribbon, and thanks the men through a translator.
  • Huxley also typed in the advances Bernard makes to Eton's headmistress during the showing of the Penitentes film.

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