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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A female that burdens another with labor; A woman who assigns duties

Usage examples (35)
  • Min's leap to obey would have satisfied the hardest taskmistress.
  • The teacher, Ghada, is a strong-featured taskmistress in her late 30s.
  • Oh indeed, she said, the taskmistress was short of hands and making everyone miserable.
  • It was my bad luck the taskmistress was greedy, and my good luck she was none too clever. for more
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