Translation of "matron" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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matronnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmeɪ.trən/ us /ˈmeɪ.trən/

matron noun [ C ] (SCHOOL)

UK old-fashioned a female nurse in a school


matron noun [ C ] (HOSPITAL)

UK old-fashioned for senior nursing officer


matron noun [ C ] (PRISON)

US a woman who is in charge of female prisoners


matron noun [ C ] (MARRIED WOMAN)

US a married woman, especially one who is old or a widow (= a woman whose husband has died)


(Translation of “matron” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)