- a woman employed in the work of editing.
Origin of editress
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Examples from the Web for editress
"I suggested Leonora as editress," corrected Maude, rising angrily.
The editress oughtn't to be allowed to monopolize the chief parts!
But I understand about Ernie, she mused, sitting down to reply to the Editress.Twos and Threes
G. B. Stern
Her article was accepted; but was the judgement of the editress to be trusted?The Law Inevitable
To be sure—the luck of having you as my editress, my shield, my sword, my everything.Miss Eden's Letters