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addaword.gifdefinition of demirep

a woman who is not considered to behave according to the moral or social standards accepted by most people
Around, around, they waltzed and wound; Some wheeled in smirking pairs; With the mincing step of a demirep Some sidled up the stairs: And with subtle sneer, and fawing leer, Each helped us at our prayers. ("The Ballad of Reading Gaol" by Oscar Wilde, 1897)
Submitted by: Nikolai from Russian Federation on 01/03/2011 15:57:00
Definition of demirep from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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