countess countess  /ˈkaʊn təs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) female equivalent of a count or earl

Usage(s):

  1. Alexander Pushkin once wrote a story which concerned an old countess and her granddaughter, three cards and the young girl's lover.
  2. The Sex Kitten The princess of pout, the countess of come hither, Brigitte Bardot exuded a carefree, naive sexuality that brought a whole new audience to French films.

News

  1. German Consul General nostalgic on Obama Berlin visit

    Eva Countess Kendeffy, the top German official in Florida who helped organize Obama’s previous visits to Germany, is nostalgic about Obama’s Berlin visit. She will retire at the end of June.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  2. What's in a name? | Wells Theatre, Norfolk

    The curtain rose for the first time at the Wells Theatre in August 1913. Newspaper previews heralded the opening of the grand Beaux-Arts style theater and production of "The Merry Countess."
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Virginian-Pilot

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