malefactress

[ mal-uh-fak-tris ]
/ ˈmæl əˌfæk trɪs /

noun

a woman who violates the law or does evil.

Origin of malefactress

First recorded in 1640–50; malefact(o)r + -ess

Usage note

See -ess.
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