mistress mistress  /ˈmɪs trəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man
  2. (n) a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)
  3. (n) a woman master who directs the work of others

Usage(s):

  1. Mistress Sandy, 25, has been a successful dominatrix for two years.
  2. A man who once claimed he fathered the child of John Edwards' mistress now says in a book proposal that the former presidential candidate is the baby's father.
  3. Merrion Palmer lacks a critical quality of the ideal mistress: she is not pretty.

News

  1. ‘RHONJ’ Cheating Scandal: Joe Giudice Alleged Mistress Calls Teresa!

    Teresa Giudice and the alleged mistress of her husband Joe are both fighting off cheating claims in the manner how you would expect Jersey women to – confrontation! The besieged… READ ON
    on June 12, 2013     Source: RadarOnline.com

  2. Rachel Uchitel and Matt Hahn divorcing, asking for privacy

    Rachel Uchitel, most famous for being a mistress to both David Boreanaz and Tiger Woods, is going through another split. Her husband of less than two years, Matt Hahn, has filed for divorce.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zap2It

  3. Pastor and Alleged Mistress Arraigned on Conspiracy Charges

    UNION CITY, Tenn.- The Union City pastor and his alleged mistress made their first court appearance Monday morning on charges that they plotted to kill his wife.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WBBJ TV

Quotes

  1. "Actually, she would have been astonished to learn that her former husband had married his longtime mistress," Monckton wrote.
    on Aug 31, 2006 By: Rosa Monckton Source: 940 News

  2. "She didn't know when she married me that I would have a mistress," Stoneman said, alluding to the demands of his baseball career. "Right now, I'm leaving my mistress."
    on Oct 17, 2006 By: Bill Stoneman Source: Arizona Republic

  3. Brand said: "People ask, 'Were you not tempted by those schoolgirls in the film?' I told them they're children 'but Rupert Everett was a really tasty mistress'. How I kept my hands off him was a mystery."
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Russell Brand Source: Blackpool Gazette

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