heiress heiress  /ˈɛ rəs/


  • (n) a female heir



  1. That, and the heiress's millions, will beat a $5 bonus any week.
  2. At opera's end, lonely Kate wraps herself in a white shawl that once belonged to the heiress, Milly Thealethe wings of the dove still divide the plotters.
  3. Isabella Stewart Gardner was an heiress and the wife of a rich man.


  1. Tornatore's 'The Best Offer' Takes Top Prizes at Italy's Donatello Honors

    The Oscar-winning director behind "Cinema Paradiso" is attracting attention with his latest film about an auctioneer's obsession with an heiress. read more        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  2. How to Avoid an Estate Battle After You Die

    Battles over two wills signed by Huguette Clark, the heiress to a copper fortune who died in 2011 at 104, offer lessons even for people who don’t have $300 million estates.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Paris Hilton to 'The Bling Ring' Cast: 'Don't Burn My House Down' (Video)

    The heiress famously lent her real-life home to director Sofia Coppola for filming, but not without issuing a stern warning to her actors. read more        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter


  1. Paris Hilton, described by the Razzies as being the "notorious air-headed heiress," won worst supporting actress for her death scene in "House of Wax," a remake of the 1953 horror film starring Vincent Price.
    on Mar 4, 2006 By: Paris Hilton Source: China Daily

  2. "Over the last few years," Purdum wrote, "aides have winced at repeated tabloid reports about Clinton's episodic friendship and occasional dinners out with Belinda Stronach, a twice-divorced billionaire auto-parts heiress and member of the...
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Todd Purdum Source: Media Matters for America

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