Word Origin for mondaine
Examples from the Web for mondaine
The mondaine Empress was at once merged in the adoring mother; her whole soul was wrapped up in the boy.Tracks of a Rolling Stone|Henry J. Coke
To an outsider or a mondaine, the Maidonovo routine would have seemed monotonous to a verge of imbecility.
She may be no more perfectly dressed, this mondaine, than her demi-mondaine sister of Armenonville.In Vanity Fair|Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd
From the aigrette in her hair to the paste buckle on her shoe she was mondaine.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
But the acuteness of the mondaine pales before that of the lover.