high priestess
noun Date: 1645 a chief priestess

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • high priestess — high priestesses N COUNT: usu N of n If you call a woman the high priestess of a particular thing, you are saying in a slightly mocking way that she is considered by people to be expert in that thing. ...the American high priestess of wit …   English dictionary

  • high priestess — n. 1. a chief priestess, as of a religion or a cult 2. a woman who is a chief exponent of a philosophy, movement, etc. or an acknowledged leader or expert in some field * * * …   Universalium

  • high priestess — n 1.) informal a woman who is famous for being the best at a type of art, music etc, and whose ideas or work change the way that other people think about and make art, music etc 2.) the most important ↑priestess in some religions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • high priestess — n. 1. a chief priestess, as of a religion or a cult 2. a woman who is a chief exponent of a philosophy, movement, etc. or an acknowledged leader or expert in some field …   English World dictionary

  • high priestess — noun count 1. ) the most important or powerful female priest 2. ) MAINLY JOURNALISM the woman who has the most experience or knowledge about something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • high priestess — noun : a female high priest * * * noun, pl ⋯ esses [count] 1 informal : a woman who is a leader in a particular profession, subject, etc. often + of a high priestess of the civil rights movement the high priestess of the blues …   Useful english dictionary

  • high priestess — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms high priestess : singular high priestess plural high priestesses 1) the most important or powerful female priest 2) mainly journalism the woman who has the most experience or knowledge about something …   English dictionary

  • high-priestess — …   Useful english dictionary

  • High Priestess Of Soul — ((fr) Haute prêtresse du soul) est un album de la chanteuse, pianiste et compositeur Nina Simone (1933 2003), enregistré en studio en 1967. Nina Simone est accompagné d un grand orchestre dirigé par Hal Mooney. L album contient des chansons… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • High priestess of soul — ((fr) Haute prêtresse du soul) est un album de la chanteuse, pianiste et compositeur Nina Simone (1933 2003), enregistré en studio en 1967. Nina Simone est accompagné d un grand orchestre dirigé par Hal Mooney. L album contient des chansons… …   Wikipédia en Français

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