Part of speech: noun

The wife of a viscount; a peeress.

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Usage examples "viscountess":

  1. The master's ideas of human excellence had suffered a heavy blow in the view of his viscountess, but he answered mildly, " As good as mankind can well be." - "Precaution", James Fenimore Cooper.
  2. " The viscountess," as Tom called her, was not in Stripe and Rainbow's, of that he had made himself perfectly certain less than half- an- hour ago; then where could she be? - "M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."", G.J. Whyte-Melville.
  3. Well now, how can a man, branded with work as I be, be brother to a viscountess without something being wrong? - "The Hand of Ethelberta", Thomas Hardy.