a woman who is an administrator.
This person is called the administrator, or, if a woman, the administratrix.
Mary Erskine Jacob Abbott
He managed to put this off till his death, after which his widow and administratrix was sued for dilapidations.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Laurence Sterne
worthy of ; inspiring approval, reverence, or affection. excellent; first-rate. Contemporary Examples But if anything, President Obama has demonstrated an admirable nimbleness in response to changing circumstances. Whose Side Is Obama on? Reihan Salam June 15, 2009 They are often characterized as benevolent and admirable; when we do the same, we are angry and unreasonable. […]
worthy of ; inspiring approval, reverence, or affection. excellent; first-rate. adjective deserving or inspiring admiration; excellent adj. mid-15c., “worthy of admiration,” from Middle French admirable (Old French amirable), from Latin admirabilis “admirable, wonderful,” from admirari “to admire” (see admiration). In early years it also carried a stronger sense of “awe-inspiring.”
- Admirable bolete
an edible mushroom, Boletus mirabilis, of Rocky Mountain and Pacific northwestern evergreen forests, having a dark-red, scaly or woolly cap with yellow pores and a stout stem.
- Admirable crichton
James (“the Admirable Crichton”) 1560?–82, Scottish scholar and linguist. Michael, 1942–2008, U.S. novelist. a comedy (1902) by Sir James M. Barrie. noun James. 1560–82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents (John) Michael. 1942–2008, US novelist, screenwriter, and film director; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The […]