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

 

headmistress

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌhedˈmɪstrəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhedˈmɪstrəs//
 
(usually North American English principal) Teaching and learning, School life
 
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a female teacher who is in charge of a school, especially a private school see also head teacher See related entries: Teaching and learning, School life
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: headmistress