Associations to the word «Mistress»


MISTRESS, noun. A woman, specifically one with great control, authority or ownership.
MISTRESS, noun. A female teacher.
MISTRESS, noun. A female partner in an extramarital relationship, generally including sexual relations.
MISTRESS, noun. A dominatrix.
MISTRESS, noun. A woman well skilled in anything, or having the mastery over it.
MISTRESS, noun. A woman regarded with love and devotion; a sweetheart.
MISTRESS, noun. (Scotland) A married woman; a wife.
MISTRESS, noun. (obsolete) The jack in the game of bowls.
MISTRESS, noun. Female companion to a master (a man with control, authority or ownership)
MISTRESS, noun. Feminine equivalent of master
MISTRESS, noun. (archaic) Used as the title of a married woman before her name. Now used only in the abbreviated form Mrs.

Dictionary definition

MISTRESS, noun. An adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man.
MISTRESS, noun. A woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict).
MISTRESS, noun. A woman master who directs the work of others.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn