Origin of millionairess

First recorded in 1880–85; millionaire + -ess

Usage note

See -ess. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for millionairess

Contemporary Examples of millionairess

Historical Examples of millionairess

  • "She is a splendid match, a millionairess," said Peronskaya.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • Not to meet some American millionairess who would be smitten with him and his titles!

    Luna Benamor

    Vicente Blasco Ibez

  • "You might call her a millionairess, in fact," chuckled Gipsy.

  • Well,” said Tom, “for the first effort of a millionairess, I should say it was.

  • They ain't like yours, but it won't do fer you to go dressed like a millionairess.

    Exit Betty

    Grace Livingston Hill