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Baron vs. Baroness

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Baronnoun

The male ruler of a barony.

Baronessnoun

The wife of a baron.

Baronnoun

A male member of the lowest rank of English nobility (the equivalent rank in Scotland is lord).

Baronessnoun

A woman holding a baronial title in her own right; a female ruler of a barony.

Baronnoun

A particular cut of beef, made up of a double sirloin.

Baronessnoun

A baron's wife; also, a lady who holds the baronial title in her own right; as, the Baroness Burdett-Coutts.

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Baronnoun

A person of great power in society, especially in business and politics.

‘“Robber baron” or “robber knight” is an historic term and title of disdain.’;

Baronessnoun

a noblewoman who holds the rank of baron or who is the wife or widow of a baron

Baronnoun

A husband.

‘baron and feme: husband and wife’;

Baronnoun

A title or degree of nobility; originally, the possessor of a fief, who had feudal tenants under him; in modern times, in France and Germany, a nobleman next in rank below a count; in England, a nobleman of the lowest grade in the House of Lords, being next below a viscount.

Baronnoun

A husband; as, baron and feme, husband and wife.

Baronnoun

a nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank

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Baronnoun

a British peer of the lowest rank

Baronnoun

a very wealthy or powerful businessman;

‘an oil baron’;

Baronnoun

a member of the lowest order of the British nobility. Baron is not used as a form of address, barons usually being referred to as ‘Lord’.

Baronnoun

a member of a foreign nobility having a rank similar to that of a British baron.

Baronnoun

a person who held lands or property from the sovereign or a powerful overlord.

Baronnoun

an important or powerful person in a specified business or industry

‘a press baron’;

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Baron

Baron is a rank of nobility or title of honour, often hereditary, in various European countries, either current or historical. The female equivalent is baroness.

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