demimondaine


demi·mon·daine

noun \ˌde-mi-ˌmän-ˈdān, -ˈmän-ˌ, -mē-\

Definition of DEMIMONDAINE

:  a woman supported by a wealthy lover
:  a woman of the demimonde

Origin of DEMIMONDAINE

French demi-mondaine, from feminine of demi-mondain, from demi-monde
First Known Use: 1894

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