gamine


1ga·mine

noun \ga-ˈmēn, ˈga-ˌmēn\

: an attractive and usually thin and small woman or girl who often shows a playful desire to cause trouble

Full Definition of GAMINE

1
:  a girl who hangs around on the streets
2
:  a small playfully mischievous girl

Examples of GAMINE

  1. a movie about a French gamine

Origin of GAMINE

French, feminine of gamin
First Known Use: 1889

2gamine

adjective

Definition of GAMINE

:  of, relating to, or suggesting a gamine

First Known Use of GAMINE

1925

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