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demoiselle

Translation of demoiselle in English:

nom féminin

  • 2
    [vieilli]
    (célibataire)
    single lady
    elle est restée demoiselle
    she remained single
  • 4
    [vieilli]
    (jeune noble)
    young noblewoman
    être habillée en demoiselle
    to be dressed in one's finery
    elle se prend pour une demoiselle
    she gives herself airs and graces

Compounds

demoiselle coiffée

  • (Géologie)
    earth pillar

demoiselle de compagnie

  • female companion

demoiselle d'honneur

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