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



BrE BrE//ˈeəres//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeres//
; BrE BrE//ˈeərəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈerəs//
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heiress (to something) a female heir, especially one who has received or will receive a large amount of money Use an, not a, before heiress.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: heiress