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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.
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postmistress

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

(ˈpoʊstˌmɪs trɪs)

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

postmistress

[ˈpəʊstˌmɪstrɪs] Nadministradora f de correos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

postmistress

[ˈpəʊstˌmɪstrɪs] ndirettrice f di un ufficio postale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Not to mention all those rural postmasters and postmistresses whose businesses face closure?
Not only is this hugely inconvenient to the communities they served, but it robs countless postmasters and postmistresses of their livelihoods.
``The fact of the matter is that you committed a number of these offences and put the postmasters and postmistresses in real fear.