jeune fille

noun (1)
\ ˌzhə(r)nˈfē, -ə̄n-, or as F\
plural jeunes filles\ " \

Definition of jeune fille

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a young girl

jeune premier

noun (2)
jeune pre·​mier | \ -prəmˈyā\
plural jeunes premiers\ -​ā(z) \

Definition of jeune premier (Entry 2 of 2)

: the juvenile lead in a play bowed low … as if he were indeed some real jeune premier— H. E. Bates

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First Known Use of jeune fille

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circa 1777, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1817, in the meaning defined above

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