conductress

[ kuh n-duhk-tris ]
/ kənˈdʌk trɪs /
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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. conductively,
  2. conductivity,
  3. conductivity water,
  4. conductometric titration,
  5. conductor,
  6. conductus,
  7. conduit,
  8. conduplicate,
  9. condylar,
  10. condylar canal

Origin of conductress

First recorded in 1615–25; conduct(o)r + -ess

Usage note

See -ess.

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