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Definition of "mademoiselle" []

  • Courtesy title for an unmarried woman in France or a French-speaking country (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mademoiselle" in a sentence
  • "A new website lets users sign a petition and offers form letters that can be sent to companies and lawmakers to demand that the title mademoiselle be discarded."
  • "Critics of the word say the title mademoiselle is intrusive because it invited speculation about whether a woman is married."
  • "Marie-Noelle Bas, president of the feminist group Watchdog, says the word "mademoiselle" is no longer relevant."