Meaning of maîtresse femme in English:

maîtresse femme

noun

(also maitresse femme)
  • A strong-willed or domineering woman.

Pronunciation

maîtresse femme

/meɪˌtrɛs ˈfam/ /mɛˌtrɛs ˈfam/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855), novelist. From French maîtresse femme from maîtresse + femme woman.