Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See amoret.
“Have a look at these beauties or starlettes ... amourette, causette, lichette, risette, soeurette, and the uber-original saperlipopette!”
“Amusette" and "amourette" sont (as the song says about Michèle) - "2 mots qui vont très bien ensemble".”
“Selected French Vocabulary une buvette = refreshment stand plutôt = rather une amourette = passing fancy une causette = a little chat une lichette = a tiny piece, a little taste ( "a lick") une risette = a little smile une soeurette = a little sister saperlipopette!”
“Selected French Vocabulary une buvette = refreshment stand plutôt = rather une amourette = passing fancy une causette = a little chat une lichette = a tiny piece, a little taste "a lick”
“Amusette" and "amourette" sont as the song says about Michèle - "2 mots qui vont très bien ensemble".”
“Above, see the slender-flowered fibrils, unceasingly swayed, of the purply amourette, which sheds in profusion its yellowy anthers; the snowy pyramids of the field and water glyceria; the green locks of the barren bromus; the tapered plumes of the agrosits, called wind-ears; violet-hued hopes with which first dreams are crowned, and which stand out on the grey ground of flax where the light radiates round these blossoming herbs.”
“I confessed the reason for my depression of spirits: my suspicion that Bonaparte was having an amourette with another woman.”
““It concerns your amourette . . . with Mademoiselle Georges.””
“And then, as if it were inconsequential, he informed me that he was having an amourette with my reader.”
“May be! but mighty refreshing in these days when amourette follows amourette as surely as Monday follows Sunday, the only difference in the stock being the trade mark, which stamps the one with the outline of a perfect limousine, and the other with the front seat on the top of an omnibus; though believe me the Mondays and Sundays differ not at all.”
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