Definition of conductress in English:


Syllabification: con·duc·tress
Pronunciation: /kənˈdəktrəs


  • A female conductor, especially in a bus or other passenger vehicle.
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    • A neighbour once heard a passenger inform the conductress that there was an unaccompanied dog on the bus.
    • It was there that she met world-renowned conductor Zubin Mehta by chance at Florence Opera and then became an assistant conductress to him.
    • Eight of the women were employed as conductresses during the war and four more have had previous experience with other companies.

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