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Meaning of DEMIMONDE

Pronunciation:  'demee`mând

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a class of woman not considered respectable because of indiscreet or promiscuous behavior
 

DEMIMONDE is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: class, demimondaine, social class, socio-economic class

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dem`i*monde"\, n. [F.; demi + monde world, L.
mundus.]
Persons of doubtful reputation; esp., women who are kept as
mistresses, though not public prostitutes; demireps.

{Literary demimonde}, writers of the lowest kind.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adventuress, Aspasia, courtesan, Delilah, demimondaine, demirep, fancy woman, femme fatale, harem girl, hetaera, houri, Jezebel, kept, Messalina, odalisque, Phryne, seductress, temptress, Thais, vamp, vampire, whore
 

 

 

 

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