schoolmistress

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school·mis·tress

 (sko͞ol′mĭs′trĭs)
n.
A woman who is a teacher.

schoolmistress

(ˈskuːlˌmɪstrɪs)
n
(Education) a woman who teaches in or runs a school
ˈschoolˌmistressy adj

school•mis•tress

(ˈskulˌmɪs trɪs)

n.
a woman who presides over or teaches in a school.
[1490–1500]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schoolmistress - a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)schoolmistress - a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)
school teacher, schoolteacher - a teacher in a school below the college level
Translations
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schoolmistress

[ˈskuːlˌmɪstrɪs] Nmaestra f (de escuela), profesora f (de escuela)

schoolmistress

[ˈskuːlmɪstrəs] n
(primary)institutrice f
(secondary)professeure fschool night n soir où il y a classe le lendemainschool playground n (British)cour f de récréationschool record ndossier m scolaireschool report n (British)bulletin m, bulletin m scolaire

schoolmistress

[ˈskuːlˌmɪstrɪs] n (in primary school) → maestra; (in secondary school) → professoressa
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