viscountess

Definitions of viscountess
  1. noun
    a wife or widow of a viscount
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    type of:
    married woman, wife
    a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
  2. noun
    a noblewoman holding the rank of viscount in her own right
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    examples:
    Nancy Witcher Astor
    British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)
    type of:
    peer
    a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
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