Duchess - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʌtʃəs|  American pronunciation of the word duchess
Brit.  |ˈdʌtʃəs|  British pronunciation of the word duchess

noun

- the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right

Examples

...the butler responded to the duchess's constant demands with stolid indifference...

...a notorious imposter who at one time suckered a lot of people into believing that she was the Grand Duchess Anastasia...

She had dulcified sufficiently with the duchess.

The Palace has announced that the Duke and Duchess are to separate.

Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba

the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants

She bears the title of Duchess

Word forms

noun
singular: duchess
plural: duchesses
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