- A female salesperson, a shopgirl, especially in Paris; a vacuous young woman.
2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 611:
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- A type of rose.
idiom (modi operandi)
(idiom): A person or thing's normal mode of operation.
- (law enforcement) A known criminal's established habits and mode of work when committing specific offences, especially fraud, matched with characteristics of an unsolved crime to narrow down (limit to a specific list) or profile suspects.