noun Date: 1921 a woman who acts as toastmaster

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  • toastmistress — [tōst′mis΄tris] n. a female toastmaster: see ESS …   English World dictionary

  • toastmistress — UK [ˈtəʊstˌmɪstrɪs] / US [ˈtoʊstˌmɪstrəs] noun [countable] Word forms toastmistress : singular toastmistress plural toastmistresses a woman who introduces the speakers at a formal meal and is in charge of the toasts …   English dictionary

  • toastmistress — /tohst mis treuhs/, n. a woman who presides at a dinner, introduces the after dinner speakers, and often proposes toasts. [1920 25; TOAST2 + MISTRESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • toastmistress — noun The female form of toastmaster …   Wiktionary

  • toastmistress — toast|mis|tress [ toust,mıstrəs ] noun count a woman who introduces the speakers at a formal meal and is in charge of the TOASTS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • toastmistress — n. female who makes toasts and announcements at partyn. one who makes toasts and announcements at party …   English contemporary dictionary

  • toastmistress — toast•mis•tress [[t]ˈtoʊstˌmɪs trəs[/t]] n. use a woman who assumes the duties of toastmaster • Etymology: 1920–25 usage: See ess …   From formal English to slang

  • toastmistress — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a female toastmaster …   Useful english dictionary

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