- a woman who makes an inquisition.
Origin of inquisitress
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for inquisitress
Jake repeated, turning ashen pale, and fixing his inquisitress with a distant gaze.Yekl
"Why, my dear, when people are abroad they can't be at home," continued the inquisitress.