[ pee-uh-ret; French pye-ret ]

noun,plural Pi·er·rettes [pee-uh-rets; French pye-ret]. /ˌpi əˈrɛts; French pyɛˈrɛt/. (sometimes lowercase)
  1. the female counterpart of a Pierrot, usually accompanying him, as in an entertainment or masquerade.

Origin of Pierrette

First recorded in 1885–90

Words Nearby Pierrette

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How to use Pierrette in a sentence

  • And there fluttered out three strangely exquisite children, two frail, white satin Pierrots and a white satin Pierrette.

    Sea and Sardinia | D. H. Lawrence