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Meaning of SOUBRETTE

Pronunciation:  soo'bret

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a minor female role as a pert flirtatious lady's maid in a comedy
  2. [n]  a pert or flirtatious young girl
 

SOUBRETTE is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: bit part, fille, girl, minor role, miss, missy, young lady, young woman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sou`brette"\, n. [F.]
A female servant or attendant; specifically, as a term of the
theater, a lady's maid, in comedies, who acts the part of an
intrigante; a meddlesome, mischievous female servant or young
woman.

 

 

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