[min-yon; French mee-nyawn]
- small and delicate.
- (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
It is so, mignonne, and you could not dance with a lame foot.
"Mignonne, thy husband will be jealous," says the professor.
“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