Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of peeress | Another word for peeress | What is peeress?

Definition 1: a woman of the peerage in Britain - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for peeress in the sense of this definition

(peeress is a kind of ...) a woman who is an aristocrat

(... is a kind of peeress ) a lady appointed to attend to a queen or princess

(... is a kind of peeress ) a noblewoman who holds the rank of baron or who is the wife or widow of a baron

(... is a kind of peeress ) female equivalent of a count or earl

(... is a kind of peeress ) the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right

(... is a kind of peeress ) a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess

(... is a kind of peeress ) an English noblewoman

(... is an instance of peeress) according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080)

(... is an instance of peeress) Italian noblewoman and patron of the arts (1480-1519)

(... is an instance of peeress) English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)

(... is a member of peeress) the peers of a kingdom considered as a group

(peeress belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

More words

Another word for peerage

Another word for peer review

Another word for peer of the realm

Another word for peer group

Another word for peer

Another word for peerless

Another word for peeve

Another word for peeved

Another word for peevish

Another word for peevishly


Other word for peevishly

peevishly meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce peevishly