headmistress


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head·mis·tress

 (hĕd′mĭs′trĭs)
n.
A woman who is the principal of a school, usually a private school.

headmistress

(ˌhɛdˈmistrəs)
n
(Education) a female principal of a school. Gender-neutral form: head teacher
ˌheadˈmistressˌship n

head•mis•tress

(ˈhɛdˈmɪs trɪs)

n.
a woman in charge of a private school.
[1870–75]
head′mis′tress•ship`, n.
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headmistress - a woman headmaster
head teacher, school principal, principal, head - the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
Translations
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headmistress

[ˈhedˈmɪstrɪs] Ndirectora f (de colegio)

headmistress

[ˌhɛdˈmɪstrɪs] ndirectrice fhead office nsiège m socialhead of state nchef mf d'Étathead-on [ˌhɛdˈɒn] adj [collision] → de plein fouethead on head-on adv [hit, collide with] → de plein fouet; [confront] → de front

headmistress

[ˌhɛdˈmɪstrɪs] n (of primary school) → direttrice f; (of secondary school) → preside f
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He stated this while inaugurating the new block at Government Girls High School Arazi flanked by Headmistress Fauzia Naheed.
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MATLI -- The students of the Government Girls' High School Matli boycotted their classes and staged a protest demonstration against the newly appointed Headmistress of the school; on Friday.
The letter further directed, 'Instead of assigning additional charge of the headmaster, headmistress, senior headmaster or headmistress and principal the senior most teacher from the same institution may be posted against the vacant post on his/her own pay and scale.
SAHIWAL -- Parents with their daughters protested outside the Pakpattan district commissioner's office on Saturday against the Government Soma Primary School headmistress and the health nutrition supervisor who allegedly cut the hair of 16 students as punishment on Friday.
MIRPURKHAS -- Teachers of Government Girls Primary School Wahdat Colony boycotted the classes on Monday to protest against the non- transfer of their suspended headmistress Perveen Shad, and the threats and the abusive language allegedly used against them.
New Salata Campus Headmistress Shailaja Krishnakumar expressed her gratitude to everyone for making the fest a memorable one.
TAKING to the stage as if about to address a school assembly yesterday, headmistress Theresa May levelled her gaze at the three naughty school boys sat on the front row.
The headmistress, Miss Finch, looks on in approval -- but, by the end of the chapter, has keeled over, the victim of an apparent poisoning.
His headmistress called the police when the boy called another boy black.
The chief minister was received by headmistress of the school and children at the gate of the school.
This was announced to parents and friends of the school today by the headmistress, Miss I L Davies, and the Provost, the Suffragan Bishop of Lancaster, the Rt Rev A L E Hoskyns-Abrahall.