manageress

[ man-i-jer-is; British man-i-juh-res ]
/ ˈmæn ɪ dʒər ɪs; British ˌmæn ɪ dʒəˈrɛs /

noun

a woman who is a manager.

Nearby words

  1. management buyout,
  2. management company,
  3. management information system,
  4. management union,
  5. manager,
  6. managerial,
  7. managerialism,
  8. managery,
  9. managing,
  10. managing editor

Origin of manageress

First recorded in 1790–1800; manager + -ess

Usage note

See -ess.

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British Dictionary definitions for manageress

manageress

/ (ˌmænɪdʒəˈrɛs, ˈmænɪdʒəˌrɛs) /

noun

a woman who is in charge of a shop, department, canteen, etc
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