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synonyms for matron

  • dowager
  • housekeeper
  • matriarch
  • administrator
  • biddy
  • housemother
  • lady
  • mother
  • superintendent
  • wife
  • grande dame

antonyms for matron

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  • patron
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How to use matron in a sentence

Rachel is by no means impoverished, but she’s not nearly as wealthy as the society matrons Delvey bilks early on.
INVENTING ANNA’S LAZY GIRLBOSS REVENGE FANTASYALEX ABAD-SANTOSFEBRUARY 28, 2022VOX
This newest, old hotel, stands like a neighborhood matron underneath New Hampshire Avenue’s lush tree canopy near the quirky shops of 18th, 17th, and U Streets.
THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE LYLE’STOM SOMMERSMAY 27, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Freed from those mermaid waves, the hairstyle of choice of countless 50-ish moms, Lovato looks freer and younger, less like a matron in training.
IN DEMI LOVATO: DANCING WITH THE DEVIL, THE POP STAR LAYS HER SECRETS BARE, IN A GUARDED WAYSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKMARCH 23, 2021TIME
Elderly matrons—and in Turkey every lady is an elderly matron in her fortieth year—are passionately devoted to this enjoyment.
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Gwynne's disapproval vanished as he shook hands with the blooming young matron and met her bright laughing eyes.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
With these words the matron dropped into her chair, and, once more resting her elbow on the table, thought of her solitary fate.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
The matron expressed her entire concurrence in this intelligible simile, and the beadle went on.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
As he spoke, he drew a chair beside the matron, and tenderly inquired what had happened to distress her.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
That timid matron, overcome by the honour accorded her, sat on the edge of her chair, cup in hand.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Then the young matron advanced along the board walk with a sort of trembling stride.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO MATRON

  • companion
  • convoy
  • duenna
  • escort
  • governess
  • guard
  • guardian
  • guide
  • matron
  • monitor
  • overseer
  • protector
  • safeguard
  • scout
  • surveillant
  • usher
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