Definition of manageress in English:

manageress

Pronunciation: /ˈmanɪdʒərəs//ˌmanɪdʒəˈrɛs/

noun

British
  • A female manager of a shop, restaurant, etc.

    • ‘A fish restaurant manageress falsely accused her employer of tax fraud when she was caught with her hand in the till, York Crown Court heard.’
    • ‘Mum, being divorced, was the only breadwinner in the home and worked as the manageress of the local tea-room.’
    • ‘When the canteen manageress at Farnworth's busy Age Concern Centre was hospitalised the staff came to the rescue.’
    • ‘The business was a fashion shop and she was the manageress.’
    • ‘The assailant first rifled the till but there was nothing in it, so he took the collecting box and the manageress's handbag.’
    • ‘The shop and its manageress have been a focal point of the community.’
    • ‘Julie Harvey, the manageress of the Model Newsagent, celebrated her birthday last Saturday by heading out to the Sheepbridge with all her mates.’
    • ‘Incidentally I've tipped off the Head Offices of such shops telling them their manageresses are no good, but nothing gets done.’
    • ‘The manageress and all the staff were brilliant and we really feel sorry for them.’
    • ‘A manageress of a neighbouring store predicted chaos on the last weekend before Christmas.’
    • ‘Jack reappeared moments later, the manageress still talking incessantly to him.’
    • ‘June was a retail manageress and Ian has now retired after running a garage business with his brother, Colin.’
    • ‘At this point the manageress, Becky Evans, who was previously general manager at Caffé Uno in York, came over and asked if everything was okay.’
    • ‘The Administration dealt with all queries and emergencies which arose in the teashops and for which manageresses needed help.’
    • ‘After about an hour, the manageress came out of her office and asked them to disperse.’
    • ‘Some might find the Moorish interior faded but the manageress, Maria, is charm personified.’
    • ‘I work as the manageress of Enzo's on Renfield Street.’
    • ‘The manageress hurried over with a glass of water.’
    • ‘The manageress of the restaurant, Catherine Bullman, said the man was in a group of five having tea and coffee.’
    • ‘Lisa Rhodes, manageress of Clintons card shop in Sheffield's Fargate, is ready for St George's Day.’
    head, head man, head woman, top man, top woman, chief, principal, director, president, executive, chief executive, chair, chairperson, chairman, chairwoman, manager, manageress, administrator, leader, superintendent, supervisor, foreman, forewoman, overseer, controller, employer, master, owner, proprietor, patron
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Pronunciation:

manageress

/ˈmanɪdʒərəs//ˌmanɪdʒəˈrɛs/