- an opera (1866) by Ambroise Thomas.
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Examples from the Web for mignons
Mignons disregard for sincerity and honor suited her admirably.
Told him Mignons history and advised him to lock her up, snapped Jerry.
These be King's men, hasting after the Master of the Mignons.The White Plumes of Navarre
Samuel Rutherford Crockett
By that I dont mean that we are to forget our promise to Mignons father.
Ever since she joined the Lookouts, Mignons been strutting around like a peacock.
- small and pretty; dainty
C16: from French, from Old French mignot dainty
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Word Origin and History for mignons
"delicately formed," 1550s, French, literally "delicate, charming, pretty;" see minion. As a noun, "pretty child," from 1827.
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