engineeress

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Etymology[edit]

engineer +‎ -ess.

Noun[edit]

engineeress (plural engineeresses)

  1. (dated, rare) A female engineer.
    • 1928, Philip Guedalla, Conquistador, American fantasia:
      But at least they learned to dance and smile and talk and choose engineeresses appropriate to their engineering futures.

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