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dom·i·na·trix

 (dŏm′ə-nā′trĭks)
n. pl. dom·i·na·trix·es or dom·i·na·tri·ces (-nā′trĭ-sēz′, -nə-trī′sēz)
1. A woman who acts out the role of the dominating partner in a sadomasochistic relationship.
2. A woman regarded as overbearing.

dominatrix

(ˌdɒmɪˈneɪtrɪks)
n, pl dominatrices (ˌdɒmɪnəˈtraɪsiːz)
1. a woman who is the dominant sexual partner in a sadomasochistic relationship
2. a dominant woman
[C16: from Latin, fem of dominātor, from dominārī to be lord over]

dom•i•na•trix

(ˌdɒm əˈneɪ trɪks)

n., pl. -na•tri•ces (-ˈneɪ trəˌsiz, -nəˈtraɪ siz)
1. a woman who plays the dominant role in a sado-masochistic sexual relationship.
2. a woman who dominates.
[1555–65; < Latin]
usage: See -trix.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dominatrix - a dominating woman (especially one who plays that role in a sadomasochistic sexual relationship)dominatrix - a dominating woman (especially one who plays that role in a sadomasochistic sexual relationship)
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
Translations
domina

dominatrix

[ˌdɒmɪˈneɪtrɪks] N (dominatrices (pl)) [ˌdɒmɪnəˈtraɪsiːz]ama f (prostituta especializada en servicios sadomasoquistas)

dominatrix

n pl <dominatrices or dominatrixes> → Domina f
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