OTHER WORDS FROM matriarchma·tri·ar·chal, ma·tri·ar·chic, adjectivema·tri·ar·chal·ism, noun
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The matriarch shocks her four adult children by leaking the news of her death while she is still very much alive in order to read what everyone has to say about her.
Like a strong matriarch, Merkel aimed to keep the whole family in the tent.
Jessica Walter, an Emmy-winning screen and stage veteran best known for playing Lucille Bluth, the manipulative, wine-guzzling, emotionally withholding matriarch on “Arrested Development,” died March 24 at her home in New York City.Jessica Walter, Emmy-winning actress on ‘Arrested Development,’ dies at 80|Harrison Smith|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
The matriarch was active until complications from diabetes started causing intense pain in her legs.The Nursing Home Didn’t Send Her to the Hospital, and She Died|by Sean Campbell|January 8, 2021|ProPublica
One of those families is the Cucho family, headed by 69-year-old matriarch Natividad Cucho Velasquez.Put Down That Cashmere. There’s a New Luxury Wool in Town|Ann Binlot|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the main house lived his eighty-year-old nonna, the matriarch, reliably dressed in black in the custom of Italian widows.A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking|Curtis Stone|November 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If indeed the suit was a gamble by the Jackson matriarch to amass a sizable bank account of her own, it did not pay off.Sorry, Mrs. Jackson: How the King of Pop’s Mother Lost Her Billion-Dollar Lawsuit|Diane Dimond|October 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The clamor would have ceased as the matriarch led a retreat and the danger would have seemed to pass.How to Capture an Elephant: Excerpt From Michael Daly’s ‘Topsy’|Michael Daly|July 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Scott Thomas appears to be having a grand old time playing this evil matriarch.Cannes Diary: Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Only God Forgives’ and Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’|Richard Porton|May 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The fault of the drama lies in the uncertain conception of the characters, and particularly of that of the Matriarch herself.Henrik Ibsen|Edmund Gosse
Matriar′chalism, the character of possessing matriarchal customs; Matriar′chate, the position of a matriarch.
It was the initial Matriarch's of the season, and rumor had it that it was to be a very smart affair.Eden|Edgar Saltus