Definition of Midinette

1. Noun. A Parisian salesgirl.

Generic synonyms: Salesgirl, Saleslady, Saleswoman



Definition of Midinette

1. Noun. A female salesperson, a shopgirl, especially in Paris; a vacuous but fashionable young woman. ¹

2. Noun. A type of miniature climbing rose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Midinette

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midinette

midgracile
midgrade
midground
midgrounds
midgut
midguts
midheaven
midheight
midhinge
midhusband
midhusbands
midibus
midibuses
mididone
midinette (current term)
midinettes
midinterview
midiron
midirons
midis
midiskirt
midiskirts
midjump
midkine
midkines
midland
midlands
midlatitude
midlatitudes

Literary usage of Midinette

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1. France from Within by Claire Pratz (1912)
"VIII THE 'midinette ... [The nickname ' midinette' comes from the word «?/,//, or midday. As all working girls are freed from their ateliers or workrooms ..."

2. The Bookman (1910)
"We doubt that this word midinette will be familiar to most of our readers. ... Six years ago Paris was wild over this name for its working girls—midinette, ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1920)
"Our sympathy is all with her and her hero, and with Piquette, that vivid little midinette, who dared so much to gain nothing at all. ..."

4. The New York Times Current History (1915)
"The little midinette thrown out of employment, the shopkeeper faced with ruin, the artist reduced to actual want—they also are in the fighting line, ..."

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