grisette

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noun gri·sette \gri-ˈzet\

Definition of grisette

  1. 1 :  a young French working-class woman

  2. 2 :  a young woman combining part-time prostitution with some other occupation

Origin and Etymology of grisette

French, grisette, cheap unbleached cloth, from gris


First Known Use: 1723

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