conductress


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con•duc•tress

(kənˈdʌk trɪs)

n.
a woman who is a conductor.
[1615–25]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conductress - a woman conductor
conductor - the person who collects fares on a public conveyance
Translations

conductress

[kənˈdʌktrɪs] Ncobradora f

conductress

[kənˈdʌktrɪs] n (on bus)receveuse f

conductress

n (on bus etc) → Schaffnerin f

conductress

[kənˈdʌktrɪs] n (on bus) → bigliettaia
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Raoul was not four minutes in performing what he had been directed to do; he returned to the little door, where, in the gloom, he found his mysterious conductress waiting for him, on the first steps of a winding staircase.
At every false step made by Raoul, his conductress cried, "Hush
But as my little conductress, with her hair of gold and her frock of blue, danced before me round corners and pattered down passages, I had the view of a castle of romance inhabited by a rosy sprite, such a place as would somehow, for diversion of the young idea, take all color out of storybooks and fairytales.
Ferrari's heart beat as if it would burst out of her bosom, when her conductress led her into an ante-room, and knocked at a door opening into a room beyond.
As he was half amused and half curious and all in doubt how to get rid of the old lady without offence, she continued to lead us away, and he and Ada continued to follow, our strange conductress informing us all the time, with much smiling condescension, that she lived close by.
We naturally drew back and glanced at our conductress, who had been trying to open the house-door with a key she had taken from her pocket, and to whom Richard now said that as we had had the pleasure of seeing where she lived, we would leave her, being pressed for time.
My young conductress locked the gate, and we went across the court-yard.
I did think so but forebore to say it, and I softly followed my conductress.
As a conductress of Indian schools, and a helper amongst Indian women, your assistance will be to me invaluable.
Nan, 82, was a bus conductress with SMT buses in Wishaw before becoming an auxiliary nurse at Law Hospital, caring for the elderly.
Resident conductress Beverly Shangkuan-Cheng is also poised to wow the audience.
Working as a bus conductress for Glasgow Corporation buses in the 1930s and 1940s, Elizabeth went on to work as a bond warehouse store person.