Monday, August 09, 2004
Definitions for gamine
- A girl who wanders about the streets; an urchin.
- A playfully mischievous girl or young woman.
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Citations for gamine
And the whole world is whacked out with fear of nuclear doom, except for Claire, a French gamine who is "living her own nightmare" and waking up in lots of strange places.
. . .the delectable young gamine employed as a waitress in a Montmartre cafe.
Origin of gamine
Gamine comes from the French. A boy who wanders about the street is a gamin.