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Definition of "dominatrix" [dominatrix]

  • A woman who acts out the role of the dominating partner in a sadomasochistic relationship. (noun)
  • A woman regarded as overbearing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dominatrix" in a sentence
  • "Once when I took my son trick-or-treating, we came to an apartment full of hottie women in dominatrix outfits."
  • "When a dominatrix is holding a whip in front of your face as she grabs you by the hair, there's no doubt in your mind that she's holding an object of power."
  • "A dominatrix is teaching aerobics classes in NYC that threaten flogging for flaggers."