[man-i-jer-is; British man-i-juh-res]
- a woman who is a manager.
Origin of manageress
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Examples from the Web for 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
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.
The manageress was nowhere to be seen; nor was Nelly, probably by now a manageress herself.
- a woman who is in charge of a shop, department, canteen, etc
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