Definitions for Empressˈɛm prɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

em•press*ˈɛm prɪs(n.)

  1. a female ruler of an empire.

    Category: Western History

  2. the consort of an emperor.

    Category: Western History

* Usage: See -ess.

Origin of empress:

1125–75; < OF empereriz < L imperātrīcem, acc. of imperātrix, fem. of imperātor. See emperor , -trix

Princeton's WordNet

  1. empress(noun)

    a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. empress(noun)ˈɛm prɪs

    a female ruler of an empire


  1. empress(Noun)

    The wife or widow of an emperor or equated ruler (e.g. Persian shah).

  2. empress(Noun)

    The female monarch of an empire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Empress(noun)

    the consort of an emperor

  2. Empress(noun)

    a female sovereign

  3. Empress(noun)

    a sovereign mistress


  1. Empress

    Empress is a fictional character, a superheroine in the DC Comics universe. She first appeared in Young Justice #16.


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