Associations to the word «Duchess»


DUCHESS, noun. The female spouse or widow of a duke.
DUCHESS, noun. The female ruler of a duchy (where women can reign).
DUCHESS, verb. (UK) (informal) to court or curry favour for political or business advantage; to flatter obsequiously.
DUCHESS, proper noun. A village in Alberta, Canada.
DUCHESS POTATOES, noun. A purée of mashed potato and egg yolk, moulded or piped into various shapes which are then baked until golden.

Dictionary definition

DUCHESS, noun. The wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right.

Wise words

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