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Definition of "grisettes" [grisettes]

  • Plural form of grisette. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "grisettes" in a sentence
  • "India, of _rastaquoueres_ from the sister empire of Brazil; the state carriages, with the outriders and postilions in the green and gold of the Empress, swept through the Champs Elysees, and at the Bal Bulier, and at Mabile the students and "grisettes" introduced the cancan."
  • "They are grisettes, poor seamstresses of the 1830s who lived apart from their families in the capitol, and with whom artists and university students commonly had romantic liaisons."
  • "The streets of the Latin quarter, filled with throngs of students and grisettes, saw the beginning of their dream."