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Definition of "midinette" []

  • A female salesperson, a shopgirl, especially in Paris; a vacuous but fashionable young woman. (noun)
  • A type of miniature climbing rose. (noun)

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Use "midinette" in a sentence
  • "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, and they are proud of it."
  • "Then we chatted discreetly with a Paris _midinette_ at the gate of the farm."
  • "Nadine at Dour had been neat; Hélène at Carlepont had been companionable; the pretty midinette at Maast had been friendly and not over-dirty."