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Meaning of ODALISQUE

Pronunciation:  'owdlisk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a woman who cohabits with an important man
 

ODALISQUE is a 9 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: concubine, courtesan, doxy, paramour
 
 See Also: fancy woman, kept woman, mistress

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`da`lisque"\, n. [F., fr. Turk. odaliq chambermaid,
fr. oda chamber, room.]
A female slave or concubine in the harem of the Turkish
sultan. [Written also {odahlic}, {odalisk}, and {odalik}.]

      Not of those that men desire, sleek Odalisques, or
      oracles of mode.                         --Tennyson.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adventuress, Aspasia, bondmaid, bondman, bondslave, bondsman, bondswoman, captive, chattel, chattel slave, churl, concubine, courtesan, debt slave, Delilah, demimondaine, demimonde, demirep, femme fatale, galley slave, harem girl, helot, hetaera, homager, houri, Jezebel, liege, liege man, liege subject, Messalina, peon, Phryne, seductress, serf, servant, slave, subject, temptress, Thais, theow, thrall, vamp, vampire, vassal, villein
 

 

 

 

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