- a woman who conducts; a female leader, guide, director, or manager.
- a woman who is employed as a conductor on a bus, train, or other public conveyance.
Origin of conductress
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Examples from the Web for conductress
Hastily dressing, she followed her conductress, who had remained to assist her.Clara Maynard
I did think so but forebore to say it, and I softly followed my conductress.The Aspern Papers
He said a few words to me, and my conductress led me back to my mother.The Town
In a few seconds, the orphans and their conductress reached the carriage.The Wandering Jew, Complete
A stone-cast from the house was a mirador known to our conductress.The Fortunate Isles
Mary Stuart Boyd