fille


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fille

(fiː)
n
a girl or young woman
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Noun1.fille - a young womanfille - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
babe, sister, baby - (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
belle - a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals; "she was the belle of the ball"
bimbo - a young woman indulged by rich and powerful older men
chachka, tchotchke, tchotchkeleh, tsatske, tshatshke - (Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman
chit - a dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks respect; "she was incensed that this chit of a girl should dare to make a fool of her in front of the class"; "she's a saucy chit"
colleen - an Irish girl
dame, wench, doll, chick, bird, skirt - informal terms for a (young) woman
flapper - a young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress
gal - alliterative term for girl (or woman)
gamine - a girl of impish appeal
Gibson girl - the idealized American girl of the 1890s as pictured by C. D. Gibson
jeune fille, lass, lassie, young girl - a girl or young woman who is unmarried
maiden, maid - an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
May queen, queen of the May - the girl chosen queen of a May Day festival
mill-girl - a girl who works in a mill
party girl - an attractive young woman hired to attend parties and entertain men
peri - a beautiful and graceful girl
ring girl - a young woman who holds up cards indicating the number of the next round at prize fights
rosebud - (a literary reference to) a pretty young girl
sex bomb, sex kitten, sexpot - a young woman who is thought to have sex appeal
shop girl - a young female shop assistant
soubrette - a pert or flirtatious young girl
sweater girl - a girl with an attractive bust who wears tight sweaters
hoyden, tomboy, romp - a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
valley girl - a girl who grew up in the tract housing in the San Fernando Valley
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
working girl - a young woman who is employed
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Yet all the time I have been true to you, parce que je suis bonne fille.
He referred to her ironically as la fille de mon concierge.
It is not possible to ascertain thei thickness, but the water of small streamlets can be hear trickling through the stones many feet below the surface The actual depth is probably great, because the crevice between the lower fragments must long ago have been fille up with sand.
Those little shepherds were supposed to have looked down upon /la mere beaute/, and upon /la plus jolie fille de France/ as she danced her incomparable minuets.
As a delicate concession to this unfortunately-born foreigner, Mr Podsnap, in receiving him, had presented his wife as 'Madame Podsnap;' also his daughter as 'Mademoiselle Podsnap,' with some inclination to add 'ma fille,' in which bold venture, however, he checked himself.
Even the trivial fact that in the year 1865 a picture by Greuze entitled La Jeune Fille a l'Agneau fetched one million two hundred thousand francs--more than forty thousand pounds--at the Portalis sale may start a train of reflection in your mind.
ont ete ecroues pour avoir viole la jeune fille sous la menace d'armes blanches.
Nous decouvrons une jeune fille arrivant pour s'installer dans une sorte de pensionnat.
Les services de la police a Marrakech ont reussi, samedi, a elucider l'affaire de la supposee disparition d'une jeune fille de 27 ans qui s'est averee etre une fugue, a-t-on appris aupres de la prefecture de police.
Question : Docteur, ma fille agee de 26 ans est enceinte.
On February 4 the Russian State Ballet and Orchestra of Siberia will perform La Fille Mal Gardee (The Wayward Daughter), a ballet inspired by Pierre-Antoine Baudouin's 1789 painting, La reprimande-Une jeune fille querellee par sa mere.
First, on February 4, is La Fille Mal Gardee, or the Wayward Daughter, ballet inspired by Pierre-Antoine Baudouin's 1789 painting, La reprimande/Une jeune fille querellee par sa mere.