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mignonne

[min-yon; French mee-nyawn]
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adjective
  1. small and delicate.
noun
  1. (initial capital letter) Also Mi·gnon [min-yon; French mee-nyawn] /mɪnˈyɒn; French miˈnyɔ̃/. a female given name.

Origin of mignonne

1550–60; < French, feminine of mignon mignon
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Examples from the Web for mignonne

Historical Examples

  • It is so, mignonne, and you could not dance with a lame foot.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor</p>

    Amanda Minnie Douglas

  • "Mignonne, thy husband will be jealous," says the professor.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor</p>

    Amanda Minnie Douglas

  • “Why, the Mignonne to be sure, or by what other name she may go,” he answered.

  • They were the officers and seamen taken in different prizes by the Mignonne.

  • I have seen it often since—the same place—have we not, mignonne?

    Doom Castle

    Neil Munro


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