Definition of operatress in English:

operatress

noun

  • A female operator; = operatrix.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country. From operator + -ess: see -tress.

Pronunciation

operatress

/ˌɒp(ə)rəˈtrɛs//ˈɒp(ə)rətrɪs/