Empress Definition

ĕmprĭs
noun
The wife of an emperor.
Webster's New World
A woman ruler of an empire.
Webster's New World
A woman with great power or influence.
The empress of his heart.
Webster's New World
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verb

Alternative form of impress.

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Other Word Forms of Empress

Noun

Singular:
empress
Plural:
empresses

Origin of Empress

  • From Middle English emperice, emperesse, from Anglo-Norman and Old French emperiz, emperesse, from Latin imperatrix.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English emperesse from Old French feminine of empereor emperor emperor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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