from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman who is an actor. See Usage Note at -ess.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A female actor or doer.
- n. A female stageplayer; a woman who acts a part.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female actor or performer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a female actor
From actor + -ess. (Wiktionary)