Definition of Parisienne in English:

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Pronunciation: /paˌrɪzɪˈɛn/
Pronunciation: /paʀizjɛn/


A Parisian girl or woman.
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.


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

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