Example sentences for: demimonde

How can you use “demimonde” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Like Edgar Degas and Édouard Manet in the previous generation of French painters, Bonnard (1867-1947) was born into the high bourgeoisie (his father served in the upper echelons of the War Ministry), and like those painters he had a taste for the demimonde.

  • Zen masters were known for their eccentric and unpredictable behavior, and a kindred idiosyncrasy was valued in the Edo demimonde.

  • Elena McMahon has been propelled into a demimonde where, as the narrator puts it in a knowing pastiche of official jargon, those "trying to create a context for democracy" are "maybe getting [their] hands a little dirty in the process or just opting out, letting the other guy call it."

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