Mesdemoiselles



[mey-duh-muh-zel, meyd-mwuh-zel; French meyd-mwa-zel] /ˌmeɪ də məˈzɛl, ˌmeɪd mwəˈzɛl; French meɪd mwaˈzɛl/

noun
1.
a plural of .
[mad-uh-muh-zel, mad-mwuh-, mam-zel; French mad-mwa-zel] /ˌmæd ə məˈzɛl, ˌmæd mwə-, mæmˈzɛl; French mad mwaˈzɛl/
noun, plural mademoiselles
[mad-uh-muh-zelz, mad-mwuh-, mam-zelz] /ˌmæd ə məˈzɛlz, ˌmæd mwə-, mæmˈzɛlz/ (Show IPA), mesdemoiselles
[mey-duh-muh-zel, meyd-mwuh-zel; French meyd-mwa-zel] /ˌmeɪ də məˈzɛl, ˌmeɪd mwəˈzɛl; French meɪd mwaˈzɛl/ (Show IPA)
1.
(often initial capital letter) a French title of respect equivalent to “Miss”, used in speaking to or of a girl or unmarried woman:
Mademoiselle Lafitte.
Abbreviation: Mlle.
2.
a French governess.
3.
(def 1).
/ˌmeɪdmwəˈzɛl; French medmwazɛl/
noun
1.
the plural of mademoiselle
/ˌmædmwəˈzɛl; French madmwazɛl/
noun (pl) mesdemoiselles (ˌmeɪdmwəˈzɛl; French) (medmwazɛl)
1.
a young unmarried French girl or woman: usually used as a title equivalent to Miss
2.
a French teacher or governess

mid-15c., “unmarried Frenchwoman,” from French mademoiselle (12c.), from a compound of ma dameisele (see damsel), literally “young mistress.”

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