demimondaine

[dem-ee-mon-deyn; French duh-mee-mawn-den]
noun, plural demimondaines [dem-ee-mon-deynz; French duh-mee-mawn-den] .
1.
a woman of the demimonde.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to the demimonde.

Origin:
1890–95; < French, equivalent to demimonde demimonde + -aine feminine adj. suffix < Latin -āna -an

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demimondaine (ˌdɛmɪˈmɒndeɪn, French dəmimɔ̃dɛn)
 
n
a woman of the demimonde
 
[C19: from French]

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She is no demimondaine, and she wants to be reasonably intact on her wedding night.
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