noun. ['ˈmɪstrəs'] an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man.
- adult female
- kept woman
- fancy woman
Words that Rhyme with Mistress
Example sentences of the word mistress
1. Noun, singular or mass
Becoming a ballet master or mistress will likely result in a pay bump.
Quotes containing the word mistress
1. Who are you?"he asked.I am the future queen of this world, at the very least. You may refer to me as Mistress Koboi for the next five minutes. After that you may refer to me as Aaaaarrrrgh, hold your throat, die screaming, and so on.
- Eoin Colfer, The Time Paradox
2. The truth is, every son raised by a single mom is pretty much born married. I don't know, but until your mom dies it seems like all the other women in your life can never be more than just your mistress.
- Chuck Palahniuk
3. Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public.
- Winston S. Churchill
noun. the teacher in charge of games at a school.
noun. ['ˈmɪstrəs'] a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict).
- school teacher
- unmarried man
noun. ['ˈmɪstrəs'] a woman master who directs the work of others.