- a female student who helps keep order or assists a teacher in school.
- a girl or woman who admonishes, especially with reference to conduct.
Origin of monitress
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Examples from the Web for monitress
But it is so discouraging a thing to have my monitress so very good!Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)
A monitress is just one of ourselves, only with authority that we all allow.
She doesn't belong to the school, so it isn't like telling a teacher or a monitress.
Time was too precious to be wasted, and the monitress was something of a disciplinarian.
Trembling from head to foot, Evelyn turned and clung to the monitress.