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Definition of "headmistress" []

  • A woman who is the principal of a school, usually a private school. (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 "headmistress" in a sentence
  • "Severe-looking assistant headmistress is an all-around bummer."
  • "First, i will go and see the teacher and try to explain to her that she should wake up oh not just for my child but other kids as well. me am even an engineer by profession so i will start with myself, if she doesn't listen then the headmistress will hear and i will most likely withdraw my child from the school if the headmistress is that uninformed. infact i will need to interview teachers and headmistresses of my children's schools cos of this thing u have said"
  • "You are named the headmistress of blogville by Naijaleta."