interlocutress

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

interlocutor +‎ -ess

Noun[edit]

interlocutress (plural interlocutresses)

  1. A female interlocutor.[1]
    • 1902, Henry James, The Wings of the Dove:
      Milly hereupon replied appreciatively that such a description of herself made her feel as if pink paper were her dress and lavender its trimming; but Aunt Maud was not to be deterred by a weak joke from keeping it up. Her interlocutress could feel besides that she kept it up in perfect sincerity.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.