postmistress


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post·mis·tress

 (pōst′mĭs′trĭs)
n.
A woman who is in charge of the operations of a local post office.

postmistress

(ˈpəʊstmɪstrəs)
n
(Communications & Information) formal a female official in charge of a local post office

post•mis•tress

(ˈpoʊstˌmɪs trɪs)

n.
a woman in charge of a post office.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postmistress - a woman postmaster
postmaster - the person in charge of a post office
Translations

postmistress

[ˈpəʊstˌmɪstrɪs] Nadministradora f de correos

postmistress

[ˈpəʊstmɪstrəs] nreceveuse f des postespost-modern postmodern [ˌpəʊstˈmɒdərn] adj (= post-modernist) → postmodernepost-modernism postmodernism [ˌpəʊstˈmɒdərnɪzəm] npostmodernisme mpost-modernist postmodernist [ˌpəʊstˈmɒdərnɪst]
n (= writer, artist, architect) → postmoderne mf
adj (= post-modern) → postmoderne

postmistress

[ˈpəʊstˌmɪstrɪs] ndirettrice f di un ufficio postale
References in classic literature ?
Black had a cottage about half a mile along the road, and she combined the office of postmistress with that of universal provider.
Jasper Dale had a good farm, well cultivated; he had a large garden where he worked most of his spare time in summer; it was supposed that he read a great deal, since the postmistress declared that he was always getting books and magazines by mail.
Beth was postmistress, for, being most at home, she could attend to it regularly, and dearly liked the daily task of unlocking the little door and distributing the mail.
LUCKY STORE Postmistress Mary Murphy sold the winning ticket
She began to scream and shout hysterically to the postmistress, 'We're being robbed'.
We are extremely grateful to postmistress Pat Harper for agreeing to stay on and reopen the branch in order to provide access to Post Office services to the community.
FROST CLASS Postmistress Amy heads towards the freezing waters
The pair decided to move to South Wales and became postmaster and postmistress in Machen.
Audrey Swales has retired as postmistress of the New Marske Post Office which she ran in Dale Street.
Every year, thousands of people take the time to send me their greeting cards to get the special postmark before it gets delivered, says postmistress MacKinnon who can stamp almost 2,000 greeting cards a day during the peak holiday season.
It's been chaotic," said postmistress Gungun Sehgal.
DESPICABLE ACT Sub postmistress Catriona Morley who works at Alnmouth post office, which fell victim to a charity box thief