Definition of 'mistress'
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In the fashionable portraits of the age artists took particular pleasure in emphasising the contrast with the white skin of the master or mistress. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The book is written from the points of view of the mistress and the wife. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What was the day like for the mistress of the household? Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)There is no positive evidence for the existence of a royal mistress or mistresses. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)What will happen to our masters and mistresses of the universe? Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had a reputation for taking a new mistress more frequently than he took a bath. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)To save herself from worse she becomes the mistress of the judge. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Who better to help him out than his former mistress? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Fifteen royal mistresses and female servants joined her in the flames. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002) Master and mistress say thou to their servants the superior to the inferior. Andersen's Fairy Tales (1874)What was this bond between a rich mistress and a servant so devoted that he ends up blinding himself for her? Times, Sunday Times (2009)She's my wife and my mistress. The Sun (2006)Indeed, she was very much pleased with her new little mistress and liked her place greatly. A Little Princess (1905)A wardrobe mistress arrives with my armour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She was the wardrobe mistress. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I kept my eyes on the mistress of the house, and studied her a bit. COURTESANS (2003)Our deputy head mistress, usually very strict, allowed herself just a flicker of a smile. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The other woman is the dead man 's mistress, married and voracious. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It looks like a Russian mistress's house. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Before that, I was the mistress of a married man for three years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'mistress'
British English: mistress /ˈmɪstrɪs/ NOUN
A married man's mistress is a woman he is having a romantic relationship with, but who is not his wife.
She was his mistress for three years.
- American English: mistress
- Arabic: خَلِيلَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: amante
- Chinese: 情妇
- Croatian: ljubavnica
- Czech: milenka
- Danish: elskerinde
- Dutch: maîtresse
- European Spanish: dueña
- Finnish: rakastajatar
- French: maîtresse
- German: Geliebte
- Greek: ερωμένη
- Italian: amante
- Japanese: 女性の愛人
- Korean: 첩
- Norwegian: elskerinne
- Polish: pani
- European Portuguese: amante
- Romanian: amantă
- Russian: любовница
- Spanish: dueña
- Swedish: älskarinna
- Thai: อนุภรรยา
- Turkish: metres
- Ukrainian: коханка
- Vietnamese: tình nhân
Definition of mistress from the Collins English Dictionary
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