Malefactress
Malefactress Mal`e*fac"tress, n. A female malefactor. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • malefactress — /mal euh fak tris/, n. a woman who violates the law or does evil. [1640 50; MALEFACT(O)R + ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • malefactress — noun A woman who violates the law or does evil …   Wiktionary

  • malefactress — mal·e·fac·tress || meɪlɪfæktrɪs n. female criminal, female malefactor mal·e·fac·tor || mælɪfæktÉ™(r) n. evildoer, criminal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • malefactress — mal·e·fac·tress …   English syllables

  • malefactress — trə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: malefactor + ess : a female malefactor …   Useful english dictionary

  • malefactor — /ˈmæləfæktə / (say maluhfaktuh) noun 1. an offender against the law; a criminal. 2. someone who does evil. {late Middle English, from Latin} –malefactress /ˈmæləfæktrəs/ (say maluhfaktruhs), feminine noun …   Australian English dictionary

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