vers de société

[ ver duh saw-syey-tey; English ver duh -soh-see-i-tey ]
/ vɛr də sɔ syeɪˈteɪ; English ˈvɛr də ˌsoʊ si ɪˈteɪ /

noun French.

humorous light verse dealing with fashions and foibles of the time.

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British Dictionary definitions for vers de société

vers de société
/ French (vɛr də sɔsjete) /

noun

light, witty, and polished verse

Word Origin for vers de société

literally: society verse
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