mademoiselle mademoiselle  /ˌmæ də mə ˈzɛl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) small silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perch; found along coasts of United States from New York to Mexico

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Armentires is a nondescript town in northern France with but one claim to fame: its mademoiselle, heroine of hundreds of World War I ditties, most of them dirty.

News

  • Michelle Obama Joins Instagram

    Get ready to add another profile to your 'now following' list as First Lady Michelle Obama has officially launched her own Instagram account. It took some flier miles for MO to jumpstart her new social media platform as the toned mademoiselle—username 'michelleobama'—captured her inaugural pic Wednesday (June 26) during the First Family's weeklong trip to Africa. "My first instagram! So inspired ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

Quotes

  1. In his letter to "Mademoiselle Jin Jing," Sarkozy noted the "bitterness" felt in China over the incident and insisted that several such attacks by protesters during the April 7 Paris torch stopover "do not reflect the feelings of my...
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. ...became mentally unstable when Picasso left her for Marie-Thérèse Walter, an innocent 17-year-old whom he approached one morning outside the Galeries Lafayette department store, saying, "Mademoiselle, you have an interesting face. I would...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Marie-Thérèse Walter Source: Irish Times

  3. "First of all, I'm very flattered that Mademoiselle Chanel deigned to take an interest in what I'm doing and that she designated me her successor," Saint Laurent told French television programme Dim Dam Dom. "But I am not at all in agreement...
    on Jul 23, 2009 By: Yves Saint Laurent Source: Vogue.com

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