interlocutress love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female interlocutor.

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Examples

  • Her interlocutress was her sister, and even in a discussion with a person long since initiated she was not incapable of feeling that her beauty was a new advantage.

    A London Life and Other Tales

  • All the same, I pressed my interlocutress, "I promise you I would have told!"

    The Turn of the Screw

  • I looked at Jeffrey Aspern's face in the little picture, partly in order not to look at that of my interlocutress, which had begun to trouble me, even to frighten me a little -- it was so self-conscious, so unnatural.

    The Aspern Papers

  • I ended by making my interlocutress believe that I was an honorable person, though of course I did not even attempt to persuade her that I was not an eccentric one.

    The Aspern Papers

  • Colonel might be depended on, they would spend at Fawns; and nothing came home to her more, in this connection, or inspired her with a more intimate interest, than her sense of absolutely seeing her interlocutress forbear to observe that Charlotte's view of a long visit, even from such allies, was there to be reckoned with.

    The Golden Bowl — Volume 2

  • And the effect, for his interlocutress, was still further to be deepened.

    The Golden Bowl — Complete

  • Mrs. Farrinder inquired, looking at her interlocutress, up and down, with the eye of business, in which there was a certain chill.

    The Bostonians, Vol. I (of II)

  • Vanderbank's face it was in all probability caught by his interlocutress, who superficially, however, need have recognised there -- what was all she showed -- but the right manner of waiting for dinner.

    The Awkward Age

  • Besides "-- and Mr. Longdon's interlocutress was even more confiding --" I do want you so very intensely to know her.

    The Awkward Age

  • "Ah it isn't that she doesn't 'act'!" his interlocutress ejaculated.

    The Awkward Age

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  • A female interlocutor.

    '"What have you got?" Mrs. Farrinder inquired, looking at her interlocutress, up and down, with the eye of business, in which there was a certain chill.'

    - Henry James, The Bostonians.

    January 15, 2008