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instructress Line breaks: in|struc¦tress
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈstrʌktrəs/

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Definition of instructress in English:


A woman who teaches something: a riding instructress
More example sentences
  • Would you deign to be my instructress, I should prove an apter scholar than if taught by Signor Rappaccini himself.
  • A bildungsroman is a novel of education, and Owen's education consists of learning from a ‘string of instructresses’ lessons about life.
  • Later that year the school was visited by GB Smith, the local Magistrate, who said, ‘I have much pleasure in reporting the care and energy displayed by the instructress.

Words that rhyme with instructress

conductress, seductress
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