demi-vierge

demi-vierge

[dem-ee-vee-airzh; French duh-mee-vyerzh]
noun, plural demi-vierges [dem-ee-vee-air-zhiz; French duh-mee-vyerzh] .
a girl or woman who behaves in a sexually provocative and permissive way without yielding her virginity.
Also called demi-virgin [dem-ee-vur-jin, dem-ee-vur-] .


Origin:
< French: literally, half-virgin; after Les demi-vierges (1894), a novel by French writer Marcel Prévost (1862–1940)

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