a French working-class girl
Origin of grisetteFr, origin, originally , gray woolen cloth used for dresses worn by working-class girls from gris, gray: see grisaille
A French working-class girl or young woman.
Origin of grisetteFrench a cheap gray dress fabric, grisette from gris gray ; see grisaille .
- A French girl or young married woman of the lower class; especially, a young working-class woman of perceived easy morals.