vers de société

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vers de so·​ci·​é·​té | \ ˌver-də-ˌsō-sē-ə-ˈtā How to pronounce vers de société (audio) \

Definition of vers de société

: witty and typically ironic light verse

First Known Use of vers de société

1796, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vers de société

borrowed from French, literally, "society verse"

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“Vers de société.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vers%20de%20soci%C3%A9t%C3%A9. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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