manageress









manageress


manageress [man-i-jer-is; British man-i-juh-res] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for manageress on Thesaurus.com noun

  1. a woman who is a manager.

Origin of manageress First recorded in 1790–1800; manager + -ess Usage note See -ess. Related Words for manageress matron, housekeeper, housemother, manageress Examples from the Web for manageress Historical Examples of manageress

  • I went the round of the bedrooms accompanied by the manageress.

    Autumn Impressions of the Gironde

    Isabel Giberne Sieveking

  • Frampa she did not mind so much, for the manageress never acted now.

    Kophetua the Thirteenth

    Julian Corbett

  • Of course it’s against the rules, but what can a manageress do?

    The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman

    H. G. (Herbert George) Wells

  • Farwell looked surprised for a second, then saw the manageress on the stairs.

    A Bed of Roses

    W. L. George

  • The manageress was nowhere to be seen; nor was Nelly, probably by now a manageress herself.

    A Bed of Roses

    W. L. George

  • British Dictionary definitions for manageress manageress noun

    1. a woman who is in charge of a shop, department, canteen, etc

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