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[gam-een, -in, ga-meen] /ˈgæm in, -ɪn, gæˈmin/

a neglected girl who is left to run about the streets.
a diminutive or very slender girl, especially one who is pert, impudent, or playfully mischievous.
of or like a gamine:
a gamine personality; clothes for the gamine figure.
/ˈɡæmiːn; French ɡamin/


“small, slim, pert young girl,” 1899, from French gamine, fem. of gamin.


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