Definition of Soubrettes

1. Noun. (plural of soubrette) ¹



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Definition of Soubrettes

1. soubrette [n] - See also: soubrette

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soubrettes

sou'westered
sou'westers
souari
souari nut
souari tree
souaris
soubah
soubahdar
soubahdars
soubahs
soubise
soubises
soubresaut
soubresauts
soubrette
soubrettes (current term)
soubrettish
soubriquet
soubriquets
soucar
soucars
souce
souced
soucekite
souces
souchong
souchongs
soucing
soucouyant
soucouyants

Literary usage of Soubrettes

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1. Passion and Criminality in France: A Legal and Literary Study by Louis Proal (1901)
"The soubrettes teach girls to deceive their parents, wards to cajole their ... Then do not girls learn at the theatre to choose as confidantes soubrettes, ..."

2. Passion and Criminality: A Legal and Literary Study by Louis Proal, Alfred Richard Allinson (1905)
"The soubrettes teach girls to deceive their parents, wards to cajole their ... Then do not girls learn at the theatre to choose as confidantes soubrettes, ..."

3. Gossip from Paris During the Second Empire: Correspondence (1864-1869) of by Anthony B. North Peat (1903)
"... and Oscar's explanatory dialogue, excites shouts of merriment among the laughter-loving soubrettes who frequent Les Folies Marigny. September 2&(h. ..."

4. The Sportsman in Canada by Frederic Tolfrey (1845)
"leading female characters ; and, in addition to the pretty Prima Donna, we secured the services of a couple of the soubrettes, so that our company was a ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1875)
"Clairon soon spurned at her feet the soubrettes and songstresses of her first engagement. She became a noble, classical actress. ..."

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