demoiselle

noun dem·oi·selle \ ˌdem-wə-ˈzel \

Definition of demoiselle

1 :a young lady

Examples of demoiselle in a Sentence

  1. fell in love with a pretty demoiselle from a neighboring village

Origin and Etymology of demoiselle

French, from Old French dameisele — more at damsel

demoiselle Synonyms

Synonyms
damsel, girl, maid, maiden, miss
Related Words
virgin; deb, debutante, ingenue (or ingénue); bird [chiefly British], chick [slang], chicken, chit, filly, lass, lassie, sheila [Australian & New Zealand], sister; colleen, mademoiselle, senhorita, senorita (or señorita)


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