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English definition of “gamine”

gamine

adjective uk   /ˈɡæm.iːn/ approving us  
describes a girl or young woman who is thin, has short hair and is attractively like a young boy in appearance: Her newly cropped hair gives her a fashionably gamine look.
gamine
noun [C] uk   us  
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