Definition of manageress in US English:

manageress

noun

British
  • A female manager.

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

manageress

/ˈmænɪdʒ(ə)rəs//ˈmanij(ə)rəs/