- a woman who presides at a dinner, introduces the after-dinner speakers, and often proposes toasts.
Origin of toastmistress
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Examples from the Web for toastmistress
In making you toastmistress 19— was supposed to be doing you an honor.
By the way, whom are they going to have for toastmistress at class-supper?
The next and last business of this meeting is to elect a toastmistress for our class-supper.
“Because the toastmistress who presides over our supper ought to be the choice of her class,” said Marie firmly.