What is mistress?

  • (noun): An adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man.
    Synonyms: kept woman, fancy woman
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on mistress:

Stay (Sugarland Song) - Concept
... "Stay" is a ballad of infidelity, taking the perspective of the mistress of a man who is cheating on his wife ... It begins with the mistress's insistence that the man stay with her — even if his wife should call and ask where he is — because she (the mistress) is "so tired of being lonely" ... In the third verse, the mistress then changes her mind according to Nettles, she (the woman in the song) "has her own sense of redemption and realizes she deserves more ...
Mistress - Culture
... Mistress (band), a sludge metal/grindcore band from Birmingham, England, United Kingdom Mistress (1992 film) Mistress (1987 film) starring Don Murray Mistresses (UK TV series) List of Mistresses episodes ...
Lynne Graham - Bibliography - Single Novels
... Bride (1997) The Secret Wife (1997) The Winter Bride (1997) Mistress and Mother (1997) The Reluctant Husband (1998) One Night With His Wife (1999) The Spanish Groom (1999) The Expectant ...
Sir John In Love - Recordings
... Richard Van Allan (Pistol), Wendy Eathorne (Anne Page), Felicity Palmer (Mistress Page), Elizabeth Bainbridge (Mistress Ford), Robert Tear (Fenton), Gerald ...
Mistress Branican
... Mistress Branican (French Mistress Branican, 1891) is an adventure novel written by Jules Verne ...

More definitions of "mistress":

  • (noun): A woman master who directs the work of others.

Famous quotes containing the word mistress:

    What is the student but a lover courting a fickle mistress who ever eludes his grasp?
    Sir William Osler (1849–1919)

    So, when my mistress shall be seen
    In form and beauty of her mind,
    By virtue first, then choice, a queen,
    Sir Henry Wotton (1568–1639)

    Mrs. de Winter: Mrs. Danvers must be furious with me.
    Maxim de Winter: Oh, hang Mrs. Danvers! Why on earth should you be frightened of her? You behave more like an upstairs maid or something, not like the mistress of the house at all.
    Mrs. de Winter: Yes, I know I do. But I feel so uncomfortable. I try my best every day, but it’s very difficult with people looking you up and down as if you were a prize cow.
    Robert E. Sherwood (1896–1955)