Noun(1) a female head of a family or tribe(2) a feisty older woman with a big bosom (as drawn in cartoons
(1) The matriarch of the family today got herself a literary agent.(2) Better by far to humbly defer to the family matriarch for the perfect dish.(3) We arrived in Mallaig just before 9am, posted a card to the family matriarch , and set off home.(4) a domineering matriarch(5) in some cultures the mother proceeds to the status of a matriarch(6) The organization contributed to the development of the matriarch of Philly basketball.(7) Here was mummy, the matriarch , whose strength had sustained us for so many years, her own health now in limbo.(8) The ceremony completed, the matriarch led her family into the sunset.(9) Their 500-acre farm in Plainfield has been in the family since the family matriarch , Doris, was a child.(10) The Royal Family will possibly now look to the Queen to fill the role that the Queen Mother had so successfully undertaken over the previous decades, as the family matriarch , unifier and guide.(11) In literature and film, she has been portrayed as a powerful matriarch within the confines of the miner's home and family.(12) She is the matriarch of the big family - she has 10 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.(13) The dying matriarch of the family has set off a battle between her descendants for control of the estate.(14) The legend goes that Karni Mata, a mystic matriarch from the 14th century, was an incarnation of Durga, the goddess of power and victory.(15) Then there's The Boss - the matriarch of the family, a lovely lady and very much the driving force behind the restaurant.(16) The assumption that the Windsor matriarch , alone of her tribe, offered a symbol impervious to scepticism, reproach, censure, even simple boredom, has been dispelled.
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Different Formsmatriarch, matriarchal, matriarchies, matriarchs, matriarchy
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