"monkette" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Etymology: monk + -ette Etymology templates: {{affix|en|monk|-ette}} monk + -ette Head templates: {{en-noun}} monkette (plural monkettes) Forms: monkettes [plural]
  1. (colloquial) A female monk. Tags: colloquial Categories (topical): Monasticism
    Sense id: monkette-en-noun-uWpUbh9V Synonyms: monkess

Inflected forms

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          "ref": "2011 Fire Monks: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire - Page 21",
          "text": "One summer resident's friends had thrown her a “monkette” party when she left behind a lucrative career in video production"
        },
        {
          "ref": "2012 Husband for a Weekend - Part 5 - Page 215",
          "text": "He patted the couch beside him. “Sit. Unless you want to go lie down again? The monkette and I will be fine in here.” “The monkette?” He chuckled."
        },
        {
          "ref": "2016 Sarah's Honeymoon - Page 14",
          "text": "She was trembling a little. Upset? Turned on? Couldn't be sure. “There's more to life than sex, obviously, but I'm not a monk, and I'm not looking to marry a ... a what? A monkette?” Sarah burst out laughing."
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          "text": "One summer resident's friends had thrown her a “monkette” party when she left behind a lucrative career in video production"
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          "ref": "2012 Husband for a Weekend - Part 5 - Page 215",
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