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Meaning of COUNTESS

Pronunciation:  'kawntis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  female equivalent of a count or earl
 

COUNTESS is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: Lady, noblewoman, peeress

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Count"ess\ (kount"?s), n.; pl. {Countesses} (-?s). [F.
comtesse. See {Count} a nobleman.]
The wife of an earl in the British peerage, or of a count in
the Continental nobility; also, a lady possessed of the same
dignity in her own right. See the Note under {Count}.

 

 

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