from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman ambassador. See Usage Note at -ess.
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- n. A female ambassador
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A female ambassador; also, the wife of an ambassador.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The wife of an ambassador.
- n. A female ambassador.
- n. Also written embassadress.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a woman ambassador
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Half an hour passes in diplomatic fence, in chat over the weather, the crops, or the price of macaroni, till at a given signal the girl herself leaves the room, and the "ambassadress" breaks out in praise of her good looks, her industry, and her good repute.
In December 2009, Roberts sealed a deal with Lancome and agreed to become their 2010 "ambassadress".
Last month (Dec09), the Pretty Woman star signed up to become the 2010 "ambassadress" for the beauty firm, following in the footsteps of Isabella Rossellini and Juliette Binoche.
The Pretty Woman star will be the 2010 "ambassadress" for the company.
Pretty Woman star signed up to become the 2010 "ambassadress" for the beauty firm, following in the footsteps of Isabella Rossellini and Juliette Binoche.
She's reportedly been paid $20 million for the deal. star signed up to become the 2010 "ambassadress" for the beauty firm, following in the footsteps of Isabella Rossellini and Juliette Binoche.
Ms. Lively joked that her job as ambassadress for Chanel, which involved shooting a campaign with Karl Lagerfeld and "standing here in this archive couture dress" was "really strenuous" and kept her "between a rock and a hard place."
Alas, this was in the Smythson diary for Wednesday evening: an intimate dinner at the Midtown institution La Grenouille for the actress, hosted by Chanel, to celebrate her selection as the "ambassadress" for read: face of the brand's new Mademoiselle line of handbags.
Out of deference to his guest, who, he said, is “the best ambassadress America could send to Cambodia,” he omitted a paragraph from his Sihanoukville speech that declared that the U.S. would not be fighting in Vietnam if Kennedy were still in the White House.
But she also knows she's a striking figure, who can be an ambassadress of the American fashion industry.