dominatrix
noun (plural dominatrices) Etymology: Latin, feminine of dominator Date: 1971 a woman who physically or psychologically dominates her partner in a sadomasochistic encounter; broadly a dominating woman

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  • Dominatrix — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dominatrices profesionales en una mazmorra BDSM. Una dominatrix (del latín dominatrix, ‘soberana’ o ‘señora’; plural dominatrices) o señora es una mujer que adopta el papel dominante en prácticas sexuales de …   Wikipedia Español

  • dominatrix — (n.) dominant female entity, attested since 1560s, though not in quite the usual modern sense ( Rome ... dominatrix of nations [1561]). See DOMINATION (Cf. domination) + TRIX (Cf. trix). Modern BDSM sense attested by 1976 …   Etymology dictionary

  • dominatrix — ☆ dominatrix [däm΄i nā′triks ] n. pl. dominatrixes or dominatrices [däm′i na′trə sēz΄] a woman who subjects her masochistic sexual partner to bondage, the infliction of ritualistic punishments, etc.; specif., a prostitute who performs such acts… …   English World dictionary

  • Dominatrix — For the synthpop band, see Dominatrix (band). For the tank, see Sturmpanzerwagen Oberschlesien. Dominatrix (plural dominatrixes or dominatrices) or mistress is a woman or women who takes the dominant role in bondage, discipline and sadomasochism …   Wikipedia

  • Dominatrix — Beardsley: Club der Flagellanten in London, 1895 Eine Domina (von lat. Domina = Herrin) war ursprünglich die Vorsteherin eines Stiftes oder eines Klosters. Eine weitere Übersetzung ist „Herrin des Hauses“, von lat. Domus = Heim. Heute wird die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dominatrix — UK [ˌdɒmɪˈneɪtrɪks] / US [ˌdɑmɪˈneɪtrɪks] noun [countable] Word forms dominatrix : singular dominatrix plural dominatrices UK [ˌdɒmɪˈneɪtrɪsiːz] / US [ˌdɑmɪˈneɪtrɪˌsɪz] a woman who controls what happens in a sadomasochistic sexual relationship …   English dictionary

  • Dominatrix — Dominatrice Illustration d une scène de domination Une dominatrice ou maîtresse est une femme qui accepte le rôle dominant dans le cadre de la pratique dominant/dominé. Pour Gilles Deleuze, le masochiste est essentiellement éducateur[1] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dominatrix — /dom euh nay triks/, n., pl. dominatrices / nay treuh seez , neuh truy seez/. 1. a woman who plays the dominant role in a sado masochistic sexual relationship or encounter. 2. a woman who dominates. [1555 65; < L; see DOMINATE, TRIX] Usage. See… …   Universalium

  • dominatrix — noun /ˌdɒmɪˈneɪtɹɪks/ a) A dominating woman; a female dominator.<ref name= COED pron defs >The Concise Oxford English Dictionary [Eleventh Edition]</ref> b) A dominant female in sadomasochistic practices.<ref name= COED pron defs… …   Wiktionary

  • dominatrix — dom|i|na|trix [ˌdɔmıˈneıtrıks US ˌda: ] n a woman who is the stronger partner in a sadomasochistic sexual relationship …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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