简明英汉词典

mistress
[5mistris]
n.
主妇, 女主人, 女能人, 情妇

美国传统词典[双解]

mistress
mis.tress
AHD:[m1s“tr1s]
D.J.[6mistris]
K.K.[6m!str!s]
n.(名词)

(1)

A woman in a position of authority, control, or ownership, as the head of a household:
主妇:做家庭主妇,处于权威者、控制者或所有者地位的妇女:
“Thirteen years had seen her mistress of Kellynch Hall”(Jane Austen)
“十三年来看她一直作着凯林克府第的女主人”(简·奥斯汀)

(2)

A woman owner of an animal or a slave.
女主人:一个动物或一个奴隶的女性拥有者

(3)

A woman with ultimate control over something:
女主人:对某事有最终控制的女人:
the mistress of her own mind.
她自己心灵的主人

(4)

A nation or country that has supremacy over others:
霸主:对其它国有控制权的一个民族或国家:
Great Britain, once the mistress of the seas.
英国,曾一度是海上霸主

(5)

Something personified as female that directs or reigns:
女统治者:被拟人化成能指挥或统治的女性的某事物:
“my mistress . . . the open road”(Robert Louis Stevenson)
“开阔的大路…我的主人”(罗伯特·路易斯·史蒂文森)

(6)

A woman who has mastered a skill or a branch of learning:
女能手:掌握一技之长或一门学问的女性:
a mistress of the culinary art.
烹调高手

(7)

A woman who has a continuing sexual relationship with a usually married man who is not her husband and from whom she generally receives material support.
情妇:与通常是已婚但又不是自己丈夫的男子保持长久的性关系,并从他那里得到物质支持的女人

(8)

Mistress Used formerly as a courtesy title when speaking to or of a woman.
Mistress 女士,夫人:与女性交谈或谈及一位女性时,用作礼貌称谓

(9)

Chiefly British A woman schoolteacher.
【多用于英国】 女教师

语源

(1)

Middle English maistresse
中古英语 maistresse

(2)

from Old French [feminine of] maistre [master]
源自 古法语 [] maistre的阴性词 [男主人]

(3)

from Latin magister * see master
源自 拉丁语 magister *参见 master

现代英汉词典

mistress
[5mIstrIs]
n.

(1)

女主人;女教师
a new English mistress
一位新来的英语女教师
All the girls like their new English mistress.
所有的女孩子都喜欢她们新来的英语女教师。

(2)

情妇

(3)

[M-](用于姓名或职称前)女士;夫人

现代英汉综合大辞典

mistress
[5mistris]
n.

(1)

女主人, 主妇, 老板娘, 女雇主

(2)

[Mistress ] [古]... 夫人, ... 小姐(现在只用 Mrs. 放在夫姓前, 如 Mrs. Henry Jones)

(3)

有专长的妇女; 女能手

(4)

[英]女教师; 女校长

(5)

[Mistress ]苏格兰子[男]爵的长女

(6)

(=sweetheart)[诗]情人, 爱人; 情妇, 妾

(7)

称霸的国家; 霸主
assistant mistress
女助理教员
form mistress
(女)年级主任

继承用法

mistress-ship
n.
mistress 的身分

习惯用语

be one's own mistress
(妇女)自己作得了主

be mistress of ...
占有着....

be mistress of the situation
能控制局面

past mistress
女能手, 女专家

Mistress of the Adriatic
亚得里海的门户(威尼斯的别称)

Mistress of the Robes
[英]女王的女侍长

Mistress of the Seas
海上霸王(以前指英帝国)

Mistress of the World
世界霸主(罗马帝国的别称)

用法词典

mistress
(来自古法语maistre)

英文相关词典

mistress
housekeeper    matron    woman    master    

美国传统词典

mistress
mis.tress
AHD:[m1s“tr1s]
D.J.[6mistris]
K.K.[6m!str!s]
n.

(1)

A woman in a position of authority, control, or ownership, as the head of a household:
“Thirteen years had seen her mistress of Kellynch Hall”(Jane Austen)

(2)

A woman owner of an animal or a slave.

(3)

A woman with ultimate control over something:
the mistress of her own mind.

(4)

A nation or country that has supremacy over others:
Great Britain, once the mistress of the seas.

(5)

Something personified as female that directs or reigns:
“my mistress . . . the open road”(Robert Louis Stevenson)

(6)

A woman who has mastered a skill or a branch of learning:
a mistress of the culinary art.

(7)

A woman who has a continuing sexual relationship with a usually married man who is not her husband and from whom she generally receives material support.

(8)

Mistress Used formerly as a courtesy title when speaking to or of a woman.

(9)

Chiefly British A woman schoolteacher.

语源

(1)

Middle English maistresse

(2)

from Old French [feminine of] maistre [master]

(3)

from Latin magister * see master

英汉化学大词典

mistress
n.女主人

英汉计算机大词典

mistress
n.女主人

英汉能源大词典

mistress
n.女主人

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