How to use Matriarch in a sentence
Ma Reynolds - Mums, was the undisputed matriarch of the Reynolds family, and she made it clear that Lori would be treated with respect.
The breakfast room had cleared out an hour before, but the patient matriarch kept her coffee cup full and left her alone.
She almost lost her stomach at the innocent question from the middle-aged matriarch of the bed and breakfast.
As the matriarch of the Forrester family, Flannery has delivered a nuanced role of the powerful woman who clings too tightly to her children and battles other women for the love of Forrester patriarch Eric.
Actress Frances Reid continued her role as beloved matriarch Alice Horton, and was the show's longest running cast member until her death in February, 2010.Advertisement
However, in typical soap opera style, matriarch Dorian Lord managed to take over the company, ousting all of the Buchanan heirs from the firm.
Matriarch Kate Martin passed away in the mid 80s.
In these films cameraman Martyn Colbeck and I followed the lives of one family of elephants led by the distinguished matriarch Echo.
The picture painted by these three witnesses was of a home dominated by the matriarch, Mrs Joan Cave.
Which indeed is just what my beloved old matriarch was doing.Advertisement
King's Head Theater Spring 2003 An elderly Fijian matriarch awakens in the small hours in her home in a New Zealand suburb.
Although we were higher than them, the feisty matriarch raised her trunk and flapped her ears at us in irritation.
For this study they also took digital photographs, automatically dated and timed, to record visits of elephants to the dead matriarch.
For example, if you are shooting a family, consider placing the matriarch in the middle at a 45-degree angle to the camera, then positioning the tallest family member behind her.
On site is also their Maddalena restaurant named after the family's matriarch, and they operate a fine wine shop that sells both their own wine and other domestic and imported wines.Advertisement
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While the effort is commendable, and the actress playing the overbearing matriarch is especially good, most of the acting is unconvincing.
It is believed that the southwest is the powerful Yin sector, which benefits the family matriarch.
The Chancellor family, led by matriarch Katherine, was linked to the Fosters and remains one of the last ties to the original families.
The Bauer family has been a staple of the soap for decades beginning with matriarch Bert and later her children and grandchildren.Advertisement
Yet, her most compelling storylines are those that explore her explosive relationship with matriarch Stephanie.
Initial storylines for soap operas on air continued to focus on families and heroines like Nancy Hughes, the devoted housewife who wanted more and Meta Bauer, the family matriarch who was always seeking love.
Caroline and Shawn Brady are the blue collar matriarch and patriarch of the Brady clan.
Lou Beale, the widow and archetypal matriarch of the Beale/Fowler families was based in large part on creator Tony Holland's aunt.
Her daughter Pauline Fowler and other women fill the role of matriarch well, by interfering in the lives of their children and their neighbors, but ultimately providing the strong link to the past and the importance of the family.Advertisement
She is at odds with the matriarch of the household Victoria and her niece Soraya.
Sticking with the veterans, Jeanne Cooper (Katherine) is clearly the matriarch of Y&R.
Town matriarch Phoebe Wallingford disliked Donna and thought her too trashy for her grandson.
Many of the families have a stereotypical matriarch to keep with the British soap tradition of having strong female characters.
In 1987, Flannery debuted as an original cast member to the newly launched CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful as Forrester family matriarch Stephanie.Advertisement
The series' muted quality comes in large part from matriarch Betty's reluctance to put her clan on television.
She is the matriarch of the Psycho Circus and calls upon 4 humans to collect the last remaining shards of the elders so she can bring back peace, if that's what you want to call it, to Earth.