Definition of schoolmistressy in English:
Having characteristics commonly associated with schoolmistresses, especially those of formality and briskness: her crisp, rather schoolmistressy manner
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- She does get worked up, but never seems to quite let go, and I feel that her Brünnhilde has a sensible schoolmistressy element.
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