Definition of Demimondaines

1. Noun. (plural of demimondaine) ¹



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Definition of Demimondaines

1. demimondaine [n] - See also: demimondaine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demimondaines

demilitarises
demilitarising
demilitarization
demilitarizations
demilitarize
demilitarized
demilitarized zone
demilitarizes
demilitarizing
demilune
demilune body
demilunes
demiman
demimen
demimondaines (current term)
demimondes
deminatured
demine
demined
deminer
demineralisation
demineralise
demineralised
demineralises
demineralising
demineralization
demineralizations
demineralize

Literary usage of Demimondaines

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1. Americans by John Curtis Underwood (1912)
"One has to gain a name; Something to advertise, to hypnotize the crowd; Women with money, time to waste, insatiate, loud; Like demimondaines dressed, ..."

2. Working North from Patagonia: Being the Narrative of a Journey, Earned on by Harry Alverson Franck (1921)
"... fall easy prey to the darker skinned and more accessible members of the sex, or to the imported demimondaines who flourish in all the larger cities. ..."

3. Bohemia in London by Arthur Ransome (1907)
"... we are only there on sufferance, in isolated parties, and it is a curious contrast to look away to the clerks, demimondaines, and men-about- town, ..."

4. Feodor Vladimir Larrovitch: An Appreciation of His Life and Works by Richardson Little Wright, William Aspenwall Bradley, Authors Club (New York, N.Y.), Norman T.A. Munder and Company (1918)
"... or two French demimondaines—wild Cossack officers and their wilder commands—these colored *Escaped criminal exiles who went about robbing the ..."

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