Synonyms for Headmistress:

n.

instructor, headteacher, housemaster, houseparent, educator, faculty, coach. master (noun)
president, maestro, proprietor, head, guru, ruler, principal, star, leader, executive, senior, mandarin, abbot, proprietress, commander, captain, lord, officer, headmaster, landlady, governor, mahatma, landlord, commandant, manager, sire, mother, kingpin, director, master, squire, dean, titleholder, authority, chief, quartermaster.

Other synonyms:

instructor, housemaster, headteacher. houseparent, educator. faculty. coach. Other relevant words:
instructor, headteacher, housemaster, houseparent, educator, faculty, coach.

Usage examples for headmistress

  1. In actual years I fancy she was not so extremely youthful, since she was the responsible and trusted headmistress of a large boarding- school for girls, but in her heart the joy of life ran high. – Father and Son by Edmund Gosse
  2. It was the Headmistress of this school, Miss Hodsman, who invented the net beds now in general use. – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith