Simple Definition of mademoiselle
—used like Miss as a title for a Frenchwoman who is not married
Full Definition of mademoiselle
1 : an unmarried French girl or woman —used as a title equivalent to Miss for an unmarried woman not of English-speaking nationality
2 : a French governess
3 : silver perch a
Origin of mademoiselle
Middle English madamoiselle, from Middle French, from Old French ma damoisele, literally, my (young) lady
First Known Use: 15th century
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