Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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Borrowed in the twentieth century from French Paulette, a diminutive feminine form of Paul.

Examples

  • And, for the record, I'm not a 'Paulette' - while I enjoy Kael as a prose stylist, and someone with an undeniable passion for film, I often violently disagree with her conclusions.

    Robert Altman.

  • Through song and dance, the movie’s plotline is shared, with fine performances by all, especially Christian Borle as the gently nerdy Emmet Forrest, and Orfeh as Paulette from the salon.

    The Power of Pink

  • Appearing on 106 & Park to promote their new film, Precious, costar Gabourey Sidibe joked that she has taken to calling baby-on-the-way "Paulette," while the mama-to-be admits she would prefer to welcome a "Robette" come late spring.

    Celebrity Baby Blog

  • Deliberations begin in Long Island immigrant killing trial - Marcelo Lucero Remittances sent by Salvadorans living abroad - mostly in the United States - rose 8. 7% in March, compared to the same month in 2009, to $343.2 million In Mexico, 'Paulette' case more gripping than drug war - Every little wrinkle in the case of Paulette Gebara Farah, a 4-year-old who was reported missing and then found dead, has sparked a media frenzy in the violence-plagued country.

    HispanicTips

  • "Paulette," I blurted, "there's not a cartridge in my gun!

    The La Chance Mine Mystery

  • While many organizations stopped the bleeding, giving simply didn't rebound like we thought it might, especially given the economic growth we saw in the last quarter of the year, says Paulette Maehara, CEO of the fundraising association.

    Charitable giving lags economic growth

  • Paulette Hair, 45, a former manager at the trailer park who lives at a nearby trailer park, said she also knew Lemmon was a sex offender.

    Babysitter Michael Plumadore Allegedly Chopped Up Aliahna Lemmon With Hacksaw: Cops

  • Himself an avowed Kael partisan -- and perhaps a wannabe Paulette -- Kellow has said he discovered her when he was a Tillamook, Oregon high school student.

    David Finkle: Easy Reader: Kellow's Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark Throws Radiant Light on the Renowned Movie Critic

  • Paulette Ellison, 59, agreed, saying that voting for the attorney general "would be less control by the mayor."

    Trio of Ward 6 voters voice strong support for elected AG

  • While many organizations stopped the bleeding, giving simply didn't rebound like we thought it might, especially given the economic growth we saw in the last quarter of the year, says Paulette Maehara, CEO of the fundraising association.

    Charitable giving lags economic growth

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