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

 

schoolmistress

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈskuːlmɪstrəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskuːlmɪstrəs//
 
(old-fashioned, especially British English) People in schools
 
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a female teacher in a school, especially a private school compare mistress (2) See related entries: People in schools
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