What does gamine mean?

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ˈgæm in, -ɪn, gæˈmingamine

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  1. gamine(Noun)

    a female street urchin

  2. gamine(Noun)

    a mischievous, playful, elfish, pert girl or young woman

  3. gamine(Adjective)

    (of a girl) having a boyish, mischievous charm; tomboyish.


  1. Gamine

    A gamine is a slim, often boyish, elegant, wide-eyed young woman who is, or is perceived to be, mischievous, teasing or sexually appealing. The word gamine is a French word, the feminine form of gamin, originally meaning urchin, waif or playful, naughty child. It was used in English from about the mid-19th century, but in the 20th century, came to be applied in its more modern sense.

Anagrams for gamine »

  1. in-game

  2. enigma, Enigma

  3. Enigma

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gamine in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gamine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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