[ in-struhk-tris ]
/ ɪnˈstrʌk trɪs /


a woman who instructs; teacher.


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Origin of instructress

First recorded in 1620–30; instruct(o)r + -ess

usage note for instructress

See -ess. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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