from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman who gives massages professionally.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A woman who performs massage; a female masseur.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman who practices massage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who practises massage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a female massager


French, feminine of masseur, masseur; see masseur.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French masseuse, feminine of masseur. (Wiktionary)



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