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may·or·ess

 (mā′ər-ĭs, mâr′ĭs)
n.
1. A woman serving as the head of government of a city, town, borough, or municipal corporation. See Usage Note at -ess.
2. The wife of a mayor.

mayoress

(ˈmɛərɪs)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly Brit the wife of a mayor
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a female mayor

may•or•ess

(ˈmeɪ ər ɪs, ˈmɛər ɪs)

n.
1. a woman who is the chief executive of a municipality.
2. a mayor's wife.
[1400–50]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mayoress - the wife of a mayor
married woman, wife - a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
2.mayoress - a woman mayormayoress - a woman mayor        
city manager, mayor - the head of a city government
Translations
رَئيسَة البَلَدِيَّهزوجَة رئيس البلديَّه
manželka starostystarostka
borgmesterborgmesterfrue
gradonačelnica
polgármesterné
borgar-/bæjarstÿraeiginkona borgar-/bæjarstjóra
manželka starostustarostka
županja
bayan belediye reisibelediye reisinin eşi

mayoress

[ˈmɛəres] (Brit) N (= lady mayor, wife of mayor) → alcaldesa f, intendente f (S. Cone, Mex), regente f (Mex)

mayoress

[ˌmɛərˈɛs] n
(= female mayor) → mairesse f, maire f
(= mayor's wife) → mairesse f, épouse f du maire

mayoress

nFrau fBürgermeister; (= lady mayor)Bürgermeisterin f

mayoress

[ˈmɛərɛs] n (wife) → moglie f del sindaco; (holding office) → sindaco (donna)

mayor

(meə) , ((American) ˈmeiər) noun
(especially in England, Ireland and the United States) the chief public official of a city, town or borough.
ˈmayoress noun
1. a mayor's wife. The mayor and mayoress attended the dinner.
2. a female mayor. She has just been elected mayoress.
lord mayor
in Britain the mayor of some capital and other cities. The Lord Mayor of London.
References in periodicals archive ?
It was a sample of the 65 vehicles paid for by funds set up by various Lady Mayoresses and Mayoresses.
Mayoress Patricia Porthouse welcomed local people and mayoresses from neighbouring local authorities who were treated to a selection of sandwiches and cakes.
In the presence of five mayors and mayoresses from neighbouring boroughs, the wrought iron gate was opened with a golden key.