fille de joie

[ fee-yuh duh zhwah ]
/ ˌfi yə də ˈʒwɑ /

noun, plural filles de joie [fee-yuh duh zhwah] /ˌfi yə də ˈʒwɑ/. French.

a prostitute.

Nearby words

  1. fill the bill,
  2. fill up,
  3. fill-in,
  4. fill-up,
  5. fillagree,
  6. filled gold,
  7. filled milk,
  8. filled to the brim,
  9. filler,
  10. filler cap

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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