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Definition(s):

  1. (n) a homeless girl who roams the streets
  2. (n) a girl of impish appeal

Usage(s):

  1. I think it's because kids who stepped before the camera at an early age learned that the most important weapon in their arsenal was their gamine appeal.
  2. She was a pert, petite woman with bangs the very picture of a Parisian gamine.
  3. Plotless but pretty, the work does show off the almost Bolshoi-like muscularity of the Stuttgart's unusually strong male corps and the gamine pertness of lithe Birgit Keil.

News

  • The Week: August 12-15, 2013

    Live music provides a nighttime respite from the annual mid-August moving frenzy in downtown Madison, with shows by The Gallery, Chic Gamine, Fantini Akord Quintet, Doña Ana Music Night Union, The Aristocrats, and Icarus Himself. The calendar also includes: the second week of Jazz at Five; and, a RAW: Natural Born Artists gathering.
    on August 12, 2013     Source: Isthmus

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Quotes

  1. "When I met Picasso I was 17," Marie-Thérèse said in an interview with Life magazine in 1968. "I was an innocent young gamine. I knew nothing - life, Picasso, nothing. I had gone shopping at the Galeries Lafayette [department store in...
    on May 6, 2010 By: Marie-Thérèse Walter Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I like androgynous clothes," Knoop says. "In my line, I'm trying for a '60s gamine feeling. Some of the pieces, like the fleece snap sweatshirt, are almost like armor. I like to use sturdy fabrics; I like to show the body, but I don't like...
    on Nov 26, 2006 By: Savannah Knoop Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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