Definition of Parisienne in English:

Parisienne

Syllabification: Pa·ri·si·enne
Pronunciation: /pəˌrēzēˈen
 
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noun

A Parisian girl or woman.
More example sentences
  • These were respectable people: the shopkeepers, the small businessmen, war veterans wearing their medals, more of those Parisiennes with pugs, men in berets carrying symbolic baguettes.
  • There were pothead hippies, in-line skaters, little old Parisiennes with pugs (admittedly not many).
  • I must admit to having had a small chuckle at the TV pics of thousands of Parisiennes booing at the result.

adjective

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(Especially of a girl or woman) Parisian.
More example sentences
  • The drama selects scenes from famous operas and employs them to tell the story of a young Parisienne woman, and includes music from La Bohme and La Traviata among others.
  • It has her musing about cormorants, nautical terms and charts, spiders, ecology, conquistadors and hats on Parisienne heads.
  • The long, inward opening windows, are, however, very Parisienne.

Origin

mid 17th century: French, feminine of parisien 'Parisian'.

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