Heiress definition

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A woman who is an heir, especially to great wealth.
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A female heir, esp. to great wealth.
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The definition of an heiress is a woman who inherits a lot of money.

A woman who is going to inherit $1 million and a castle is an example of an heiress.

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A woman who stands to inherit.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
heiress
Plural:
heiresses

Origin of heiress

  • heir +‎ -ess

    From Wiktionary