Origin of femme
Examples from the Web for femme
Yet for all her cred as a femme serieux, Kennedy keeps in close touch with the naughty girl of her past.Lisa Kennedy Montgomery on Her Path From MTV to Fox Business|Lloyd Grove|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes they bring out the femme fatale who uses her sexuality like a weapon.
BAILEY joins Casey in the trend toward more ambiguous, less gender-specific names, unlike the old macho Busters and femme Missys.
On the surface at least—and surface was powerful in those days—these women (even the secretaries) are femme fatales.
Valued at $8 million to $12 million, Femme au chapeau humorously represents a bearded lady in a childlike outfit.
At present, though married, she is a femme seule: but how long will she remain the only electric wonder in London?
She questioned Madame Vauchelet as to the probable cost of a femme de ménage.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
The quick responsiveness of her own voice seemed to confound the Femme de Ballast, and her face suffused.The Battle Of The Strong, Complete|Gilbert Parker
She fled and he allowed her to descend the stairway, followed by her femme de chambre.His Excellency the Minister|Jules Claretie
A femme de chambre would make twenty-five francs a month at a hotel.Autumn Impressions of the Gironde|Isabel Giberne Sieveking