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  1. mistress

    • IPA[ˈmistris]

    美式

    • n.
      a woman in a position of authority or control;a female schoolteacher who teaches a particular subject
    • noun: mistress, plural noun: mistresses

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    名詞

    • 1. a woman in a position of authority or control she is always mistress of the situation, coolly self-possessed work is an unforgiving, implacable mistress
    • British a female schoolteacher who teaches a particular subject a Geography mistress
    • a woman who is skilled in a particular subject or activity a mistress of the sound bite, she is famed for the acidity of her tongue
    • the female owner of a dog, cat, or other domesticated animal the cat rubbed itself against its mistress's legs
    • archaic a female head of a household he asked for the mistress of the house
    • (especially formerly) a female employer of domestic staff Mary, go and fetch your mistress some cold chicken
    • 2. a woman having an extramarital sexual relationship, especially with a married man Elsie knew her husband had a mistress tucked away somewhere
    • archaic, literary a woman loved and courted by a man.
    • 3. archaic, dialect used as a title prefixed to the name of a married woman; Mrs.
    • n.
      a woman in charge of the construction and organization of the costumes in a theatrical company.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a woman (or man) in charge of the making and organization of the costumes in a theatrical company.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a female teacher who has responsibility for a particular class in a school: she was my form mistress in my last year of school

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a woman in charge of theatrical props.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a woman in charge of theatrical props.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      (in the English royal household) a woman of high rank in charge of the Queen's wardrobe.

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    • IPA[ˈmɪstrəs]

    英式

    • n.
      a woman in a position of authority or control: she is always mistress of the situation, coolly self-possessed

    Oxford Dictionary