Definition of headmistress:
Synonyms for headmistress:
master (part of speech: noun)
- "The Imaginary Marriage", Henry St. John Cooper.
He felt self- conscious like a thief caught in the act, when the old headmistress shook hands with him; the flowers waved to and fro, and there was much excited whispering and exchanging of significant glances.- "The Red Room", August Strindberg.