Definition of equestrienne in English:


Line breaks: eques¦tri|enne
Pronunciation: /ɪˌkwɛstrɪˈɛn


  • A female rider or performer on horseback.
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    • In fact, Larasati had long harbored a secret desire to become a professional equestrienne.
    • Fanny was, by all accounts, a fine equestrienne smartly turned out as she sought every opportunity to ride.
    • She has an equestrienne profile with boot and jodhpurs as two essential items.


mid 19th century: alteration of equestrian, on the pattern of feminine nouns such as Parisienne.

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