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[mil-yuh-nair-is] /ˌmɪl yəˈnɛər ɪs/
a woman who is a millionaire.
the wife of a millionaire.
Origin of millionairess
1880-85; millionaire + -ess
Usage note
See -ess. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The millionairess walked to the fireplace, and stood leaning over the high fender, sharpening a cherished stump of lead pencil.

  • "She is a splendid match, a millionairess," said Peronskaya.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • "Perhaps you'd like to give Miss Edith something on your own account," suggested Dilys craftily to the millionairess.

  • Well,” said Tom, “for the first effort of a millionairess, I should say it was.

  • Not to meet some American millionairess who would be smitten with him and his titles!

    Luna Benamor Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • It is not enough for her to be a Ladyship and a millionairess.

    The Motor Maid Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  • "You might call her a millionairess, in fact," chuckled Gipsy.

  • That might help me to forget, for an hour or so, the troubles and trials of being the lady's-maid to a millionairess.

    Miss Million's Maid Bertha Ruck

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