- a native or inhabitant of Paris, France.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Paris, France.
Origin of Parisian
Examples from the Web for parisian
“The golden age of Parisian smiles nurtured, and was nurtured by, the rise of dentistry as a vocation,” writes Jones.The French Court’s Royal Ban on Smiles
December 14, 2014
Take, for instance, Yiddish Mamma, a young Parisian brand that peddles its wares with love and humour.Paris's Nouveau Yiddish Culture
Laurent David Samama
September 3, 2014
Her many fans may think of her living in an old Parisian house.Madeline’s New York Moment: Ludwig Bemelmans’ Heroine Comes Home
July 8, 2014
Parisian cab licenses can also be bought and sold for a small fortune.As Europe Now Sees, Resisting Uber Is Futile
June 13, 2014
“I had a unique experience there,” he says of Parisian living.Edmund White: Sex, Success, and Survival
February 11, 2014
He has lived so long in the Quarter he looks at life from the Parisian angle.Ballads of a Bohemian
Robert W. Service
It was composed of a few overturned omnibuses; for the true Parisian is a cynic.The Slave Of The Lamp
Henry Seton Merriman
This, you know, like scarlet to the bull, is sufficient to enrage the Parisian pit.
We ended by waltzing, first in the Polish, and afterwards in the Parisian manner.
Perhaps you feel that a Parisian adventure mightn't please your—your relatives?Alice Adams
- of or relating to Paris or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Paris
Word Origin and History for parisian
1520s (n.), 1610s (adj.), from French parisien, from Medieval Latin parisianus (see Paris). Fem. form Parisienne (n.) is attested from 1886.