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.

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Origin of manageress

First recorded in 1790–1800; manager + -ess

usage note for manageress

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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