Definition of dominatrix in English:

dominatrix

noun

  • A dominating woman, especially one who takes the sadistic role in sadomasochistic sexual activities.

Origin

Mid 16th century (rare before the late 20th century): from Latin, feminine of dominator, from dominat- ruled from the verb dominari (see dominate).

Pronunciation:

dominatrix

/ˌdäməˈnātriks/