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Origin of soubrette
OTHER WORDS FROM soubrettesou·bret·tish, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for soubrette
The soubrette had a lank young body neatly attired in a store suit and shirt-waist.
I thought that the frozen surface of the American woman thawed on the stratum soubrette.
And, like Brighella, written comedy blended her with the fixed characters of drama under the name of the soubrette.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
She was even more successful in comedy, and no better soubrette had been seen since the days of Madeleine Bjart.Queens of the French Stage|H. Noel Williams
Miss Richland has a very pretty face, but she looks more like a soubrette or smart actress than a woman of fashion.