headmistressy


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headmistressy

(ˌhɛdˈmɪstrɪsɪ)
adj
(Education) typical of the duties and behaviour of a headmistress
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Watching Newsnight's headmistressy Emily Maitlis grilling selfstyled funnyman Daniel O'Reilly about his dubious rapey humour, it struck me they were both victims of their own cultures.
One withering, headmistressy glare from her and you can feel your socks start to roll down around your ankles - even if you aren't wearing any.
It involves Neanderthal orphans coaxed to mate by a trio of headmistressy women, Nigerian e-mail scams, time travel and psychic permeability, an invented language called Mousterian (after the Paleolithic culture that travels under that name in archeological circles), a poem by Edgar Allan Poe, and figure skating.