NOUN
  1. a class of woman not considered respectable because of indiscreet or promiscuous behavior
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  • In 11 volumes published between 1888 and 1894, and many years later widely published in a condensed edition, the narrator's adventures in the London demimonde are narrated in such detail as ultimately to become tiresome rather than titillating. Deborah Lutz's "Pleasure Bound," on Victorian sex rebels
  • The aesthetic common denominator was a "finish fetish" or "fetish finish," your choice borrowed from the southern California demimonde of hot rods and custom cars—i.e., the kind of slick, finicky attention to smooth perfection required when applying dozens of hand-rubbed coats of cherry-red enamel to an auto body. When the West Coast Went Pop
  • Perfect blocking turned the stage's perimeters and centers into a spacious feline demimonde through which to enact a spiritual ceremony that felt like a combination of West Side Story, Woodstock, and Stonehenge. James Scarborough: "Cats," Musical Theatre West
  • It's a very funny black comedy of manners set among the south London demimonde.
  • The homosexual demimonde of the 1880s and 1890s will certainly feature in some of my stories, but these aren't in any sense "gay murder mysteries. Gyles Brandreth Answers Questions about the Oscar Wilde Mysteries
  • Its demimonde of second-rate showbiz performers, of fallen angels, pushers, pederasts, gays, dykes and straights (straightish, anyway) is of a world without boundaries, colliding and dangerous, in loveless America. Welcome to The Wild Party ! Dangerous, Seedy ��� Fantastic
  • Writers and engravers of pornography came out of the demimonde of heretics, freethinkers and libertines who made up the underside of those formative Western developments.
  • And that Joe and Ratso rise above the material, taking on a reality of their own while the screenplay detours into the fashionable New York demimonde. Favorite Film Friday: Midnight Cowboy « A Progressive on the Prairie
  • Where else but San Francisco would an underground gourmet produce market become the destination for the downtown demimonde to purchase kombucha and bergamot marmalade on their weekend nights? Keeping Reality at Bay
  • There was the prospect of drug tales (the defense was moving to get this chain of questions in) and gossip from the demimonde to impeach his credibility.
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