demimondaine demimondaine

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman whose sexual promiscuity places her outside respectable society

Usage(s):

  1. Never give your heart to a demimondaine: she'll chew it up and spit it out.
  2. A charming, competent demimondaine blackmails her way into the business, putting it on a wholesale basis through the post.
  3. Jeanne Eagels as the attractive, hard-boiled demimondaine.
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