Definition of gamine:
Synonyms for gamine:
To him, at that moment almost entirely dominated by a vivid and delicious character, the bizarre efforts of this unwashed painted gamine to assume the pose of sweetheart was almost terrifying, and he avoided her rolling eyes and predatory claws with a sense of profound shame.- "Command", William McFee.
- "Fromont and Risler, Complete", Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
Moreover, the child exhibited an ingenuous amazement and admiration in presence of his wealth, which flattered his parvenu pride; and sometimes, when he teased her, she would break out with the droll phrases of a Paris gamine, slang redolent of the faubourgs, seasoned by her pretty, piquant face, inclined to pallor, which not even superficiality could deprive of its distinction.- "Fromont and Risler, Complete", Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.