Definition of vicomtesse in English:

vicomtesse

noun

  • A French noblewoman corresponding in rank to a British or Irish viscountess.

    [as title] ‘among others who came to support this good cause were the French Ambassador and Vicomtesse Luc de la Barre de Nanteuil’
    • ‘I have seen older references (nineteenth century) that designated the daughters of comtes as vicomtesses but question their accuracy.’
    • ‘In the Frick Collection's Vicomtesse Othenin d' Haussonville, née Louise-Albertine de Broglie, the curving shape of the flirtatious vicomtesse forms a kind of delightful question mark.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation:

vicomtesse

/French vikɒmtɛs//ˌviːkɒnˈtɛs//ˌvikɔ̃ˈtɛs/