jeune fille

[ zhœn fee-yuh ]

noun,plural jeunes filles [zhœn fee-yuh]. /ʒœn ˈfi yə/. French.
  1. a girl or young woman.

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How to use jeune fille in a sentence

  • She gabbled on and all we understood was the bit at the end, Rose est une belle jeune fille.

  • The ‘jeune fille’ would have been quite enough for me to show, and it is dreadful to have to leave it unfinished now.

    Olive in Italy | Moray Dalton
  • When Olive came out of the inner room presently he told her that he had sold the “jeune fille.”

    Olive in Italy | Moray Dalton
  • They were, according to the old chronicles, 'grandement ebahis comme une ce simple bergère jeune fille pouvait ainsi repondre.'

    Joan of Arc | Ronald Sutherland Gower
  • Garce was replaced by fille, which has acquired in its turn a meaning so offensive that it has now given way to jeune fille.

  • I called her "La jeune fille farouche" (looked this up first before doing so), and she was always called this afterwards.

    Bullets & Billets | Bruce Bairnsfather