demimondaine

noun demi·mon·daine \ ˌde-mi-ˌmän-ˈdān , -ˈmän-ˌ , -mē- \

Definition of demimondaine

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

Origin and Etymology of demimondaine

French demi-mondaine, from feminine of demi-mondain, from demi-monde


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