demi rep

n. woman who has lost her standing in society, dubious woman, "fallen" woman; woman who is supported by a rich lover

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • demi-rep —   n. demi mondaine …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • demi-rep — …   Useful english dictionary

  • rep — demi·rep; di·rep·tion; ir·rep·tion; ir·rep·ti·tious; ob·rep·tion; ob·rep·ti·tious; pro·rep·til·ia; rep·a·ra·ble; rep·a·ra·tion; rep·er·to·ri·al; rep·er·to·ri·um; rep·er·to·ry; rep·e·tend; rep·e·ti·tion; rep·e·ti·tion·al; rep·e·ti·tious;… …   English syllables

  • demi — demi·bastion; demi·brassard; demi·cannon; demi·canton; demi·circle; demi·culverin; demi·glace; demi·god; demi·goddess; demi·john; demi·lance; demi·lancer; demi·metope; demi·mon·daine; demi·rep; demi·rhumb; demi·sang; demi·semiquaver;… …   English syllables

  • demi-monde — 1855, also demimonde, from Fr. demi monde so so society, lit. half world, from DEMI (Cf. demi ) half + monde, from L. mundus world (see MUNDANE (Cf. mundane)). Popularized by use as title of a comedy by Alexandre Dumas fils (1824 1895). Dumas …   Etymology dictionary

  • demi-mondaine —    a prostitute    Married people who went to the world in the French Second Empire were the monde and women on the fringes of that society unaccompanied by men were the demi monde.    The obsolete English demi rep, a shortened form of demi… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • demi-terrain — n. m. (Afr. subsah.) Fam. Faire le demi terrain: en rép. dém. du Congo, faire payer indûment plusieurs sections au lieu d une sur un parcours de taxi, de minibus …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rép. tchèque — République tchèque 49°45′N 15°45′E / 49.75, 15.75 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 13e demi-brigade de Légion étrangère — Insigne régimentaire Période 1940 Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 2e REP — 2e régiment étranger de parachutistes 2e régiment étranger de parachutistes Insigne régimentaire Période 9 novembre 1948 Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

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