countess : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n female equivalent of a count or earl
- v determine the number or amount of
- v have weight; have import, carry weight
- v show consideration for; take into account
- v name or recite the numbers in ascending order
- v put into a group
- v include as if by counting
- v have a certain value or carry a certain weight
- v have faith or confidence in
- v take account of
- Gary never had it so good: the countess "ordered him dozens of suits.
- In the olden days, after the end of World War II, there dwelt in the Bavarian Alps a countess of extreme pique and doleful countenance (Angela Lansbury).
- Alexander Pushkin once wrote a story which concerned an old countess and her granddaughter, three cards and the young girl's lover.
News & Articles
- 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.
June 19, 2013 - Miami Herald
- 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."
June 17, 2013 - The Virginian-Pilot