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1. A woman in a position of authority, one who rules others or has control, authority, power, or ownership over something.
2. The female head of a household or institution.
3. In Britain, a female schoolteacher or tutor .
4. A woman who has continuing sexual-intercourse with and is supported by a man who is not her husband , but more often the husband of another woman .
SYNONYMS: bachelor's-wife ; canary ; columbine ; convenient ; concubine ; courtesan ; doxy ; fancy-woman ; fresh-bit ; jellyroll ; kept-woman ; keptie ; lady-bird ; left-handed-wife ; leman ; paramour ; peculiar ; secondary wife ; side-dish ; spare-rib ; stud-mare ; Sunday-girl ; unofficial-wife ; wife-in-watercolors .
5. More rarely, a sweetheart .
6. In BDSM, a woman owner of a slave ; a slavemaster or slavemistress. Mistress is a courtesy title and courtesy titles such as countess , domina ; marquesa , lady , mistress, mistresse, princess , and queen , are usually followed by a name. Examples: Mistress Pain; Countess Storm.
See Also: kept woman, keptie, side dish, columbine, convenient, fresh bit, spare rib, stud mare, Sunday girl, unofficial wife, kept, lawful jam, gangster's moll, gun moll, wife in watercolors, goddess, fancy woman, princess, peculiar, countess, canary, left-handed wife, leman, bachelor's wife, act of darkness, marquesa, doxy, jellyroll, lady, courtesan, blowen, act, protector, paramour, body slave, concubine, Dulcinea, charge, charleys, charlies, shack job, lady bird, keeping cully, jam-tart, legal mate, dolly-mop, Delilah, M, M/s, American by injection, misses, missus, mistress, discipliness, dominant bitch, dominatrix, domme, bitch goddess, female dom, female dominant, female dominator, femdom, dame, madam, top, twenty-four seven, titillation, shack-up, circle, dolly, 24/7/365, molly, roll, scut, master,
Quotes Containing mistress:
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914): 'Marriage: a master , a mistress and two slaves, making in all two.'
Marie Antoinette (Norma Shearer) to the millner, Madame Du Barry (Gladys George), King Louis'' mistress , in Marie Antoinette (1938): ''Madam, royalty loves an occasional roll in the gutter .''
Claude Jobert (Judge Reinhold) a man with two wives and one mistress in Near Misses (1991): ''Just because bigamy is illegal doesn''t mean it''s easy.''
Harry Brock (Broderick Crawford) about his mistress Billie Dawn (Judy Holliday) who, after some time with a tutor to ''smarten her up'' is now smart enough to leave him in Born Yesterday (1950): ''I love that broad . Do you think we could find someone to make her dumb again?'' He also says, on a philosophical tone: ''A broad is a broad!''
Rupert of Hentzau (Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.) to Antoinette de Mauban, Black Michael''s mistress (Mary Astor) in The Prisoner of Zenda (1937): ''Somebody once called fidelity a fading woman''s greatest weapon , a charming woman''s greatest hypocrisy.''
Anton Chekhov, Uncle Vanya (1897): ''A woman can become a man''s friend only in the following stages; first an acquaintance , next a mistress , and only then a friend.''
Iram Katourian (Jack Lemmon) talking to his mistress Irene (Joanna Gleason) about his wife Millie (Talia Shire) in For Richer, For Poorer (1992): - Irene: ''Iram, do you really think that your money has anything to do with Millie''s sex drive?'' - Iram: ''Oh, absolutely. You''ve heard the phrase: power is an aphrodisiac? That applies to marriage especially. See, a poor man has tremendous power over his wife . She needs him. Without his support, her, the kids... she humps the hell out of him. The richer a man is the less his wife is depending upon him, the less power he has over her and the less sexy he becomes to her. It''s a law of nature.'' - Irene: ''Horniness equals dependence times poverty squared.''
Iram Katourian (Jack Lemmon) talking to his mistress Irene (Joanna Gleason) about his wife Millie (Talia Shire) in For Richer, For Poorer (1992): - Irene: 'Iram, do you really think that your money has anything to do with Millie's sex drive?' - Iram: 'Oh, absolutely. You've heard the phrase: power is an aphrodisiac? That applies to marriage especially. See, a poor man has tremendous power over his wife . She needs him. Without his support, her, the kids... she humps the hell out of him. The richer a man is the less his wife is depending upon him, the less power he has over her and the less sexy he becomes to her. It's a law of nature.' - Irene: 'Horniness equals dependence times poverty squared.'
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