Literary demimonde
Demimonde Dem`i*monde", n. [F.; demi + monde world, L. mundus.] Persons of doubtful reputation; esp., women who are kept as mistresses, though not public prostitutes; demireps. [1913 Webster]

{Literary demimonde}, writers of the lowest kind. [1913 Webster]


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