usage note for headmistress
OTHER WORDS FROM headmistresshead·mis·tress-ship, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for headmistress
“You must stop baring your midriff,” scolded her headmistress.The 15 Most Cringeworthy Bits From Leandra Medine’s New Memoir|Emilia Petrarca|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her clothes are sold at Barneys, all over Europe and Asia, and are quite fitted, with provocative names like "HeadMistress Dress."
The headmistress raised her eyes: "I shall not repeat myself, I shall not say much," she said.
"You are no longer a little girl," said the headmistress meaningly, beginning to feel secretly irritated.
I shall have to report you to your headmistress, I'm afraid.For the Sake of the School|Angela Brazil
They admired and respected their headmistress, and her well-framed rules were rarely transgressed.The School by the Sea|Angela Brazil
When their bedtime arrived, and still they were missing, the headmistress had grown uneasy, and started in search of them.The Manor House School|Angela Brazil