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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A girl of impish appeal; A homeless girl who roams the streets.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : a gamine personality; clothes for the gamine figure
  • She flashed a gamine smile, but he didn't return it.
  • The same gamine charm; the same tragic undercurrents.
  • Her cap of salt-and-pepper hair suited her gamine face. for more
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  • A "gamin" (a boy with an impish manner) and a "gamine" (a bright mischievous girl) might work together to bring home a "gammon" (a side of bacon).
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