fille de joie

[ fee-yuhduh-zhwah ]
/ ˌfi yədə ˈʒwɑ /
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noun, plural filles de joie [fee-yuhduh-zhwah]. /ˌfi yədə ˈʒwɑ/. French.
a prostitute (used as a euphemism).
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Origin of fille de joie

Literally, “pleasure girl”
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British Dictionary definitions for fille de joie

fille de joie
/ French (fij də ʒwa) /

noun plural filles de joie (fij də ʒwa)
a prostitute

Word Origin for fille de joie

girl of pleasure
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