midinette midinette

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Parisian salesgirl

Usage(s):

  1. In Ischl the Sissy of the play disguised herself as a midinette, became betrothed to the Emperor in the room where 61 years later he signed the declaration of war against Serbia.
  2. The midinette insisted on her silk stockings and her cheap furs in which rabbit predominated.
  3. Women for Bonnard were his wife, Marthe de Meligny, a cute midinette he met when he was 28.
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