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monitress

[ mon-i-tris ]
/ ˈmɒn ɪ trɪs /
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noun

a female student who helps keep order or assists a teacher in school.
a girl or woman who admonishes, especially with reference to conduct.

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Origin of monitress

First recorded in 1740–50; monit(o)r + -ess

usage note for monitress

See -ess.
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