Definition of housemistress noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

housemistress

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhaʊsmɪstrəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaʊsmɪstrəs//
 
(especially British English)
 
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a female teacher in charge of a group of children, (called a house ), in a school, especially a private school