Definition of patroness in English:


Line breaks: pat¦ron|ess
Pronunciation: /peɪtrənˈɛs


  • A female patron.
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    • She'd been so timid that she had been frightened of the very dancing partners that the patronesses of Almack's had chosen for her.
    • Sadly, Rameau outlived his patroness by only a few months.
    • Perhaps the most important of the anthropomorphic Shinto deities is the sun goddess Amaterasu, the patroness and ancestor of the Japanese emperors.

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