demiworld

noun demi·world \ ˈde-mē-ˌwərld \

Definition of demiworld

: demimonde 2
  • the demiworld of drugs

Examples of demiworld in a Sentence

  1. a runaway teenager who ended up in the demiworld of street prostitution

First Known Use of demiworld

1862

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