- a woman who instructs; teacher.
Origin of instructress
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Examples from the Web for instructress
“Business theory teaches us one important lesson,” says the instructress.
“Go to an expensive area of town,” continues the instructress.
She had the sense to put herself in the hands of an instructress.The Magnificent Montez
As for Cynthia, she revelled in her position as instructress.Betty Trevor
Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
To inaugurate a course of vocal instruction, place the residence of the instructress.Ulysses
I have been told of a lady who wishes an instructress for her daughters.Love After Marriage; and Other Stories of the Heart
Caroline Lee Hentz
Their instructress in the French language was named Blanchard, and was already there.Anne
Constance Fenimore Woolson