task mistress

taskmistress

[task-mis-tris, tahsk-]
noun
1.
a woman whose function it is to assign tasks, especially burdensome ones, to others.
2.
a woman who supervises others' work rigorously.

Origin:
1595–1605; task + mistress


See -ess.
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taskmistress

noun
a woman taskmaster 
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