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mondaine

noun mon·daine \ mōnˈdān \

Definition of mondaine

plural -s
: a woman belonging to fashionable society : woman of the world : sophisticate
  • all the barbershop roués and millinery-parlor mondaines
  • —Sinclair Lewis

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Origin and Etymology of mondaine

French, from feminine of mondain, adjective


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mondaine

adjective
variants: or mondain \"\

Definition of mondaine

: worldly, sophisticated, fashionable
  • a comedy, very corrupt and mondaine, with a continental background
  • —Margaret Kennedy
  • the perfectly coiffed, mondaine woman
  • —May Sarton

Origin and Etymology of mondaine

French mondaine, feminine, & mondain, masculine, from Latin mundanus of the world


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