matriarch definition

  • noun:
    • a lady who guides a household, clan, or tribe.
    • a lady who dominates a bunch or an activity.
    • an extremely respected woman who's a mother.
    • women frontrunner of a family, a tribe or an ethnic or spiritual team.
    • A female president of a political or spiritual movement, a company or an enterprise.
    • the caretaker and ruler of a household or of her descendants; a ruler by maternal right.
    • A woman just who dominates or perhaps is the most crucial person in a bunch or organization; in businesses, often the creator or owner of this largest interest.
    • A venerated old girl.
    • The wife of a patriarch.
    • a female who keeps (to some extent or in some respect) in a family group or tribe a situation analogous compared to that of a patriarch. See matriarchy.
    • a feisty older girl with a huge bosom (as used cartoons)
    • a female head of a household or tribe

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