Definition of equestrienne in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˌkwɛstrɪˈɛn/


A female rider or performer on horseback.
Example sentences
  • 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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