Definition of gaminesque in US English:

gaminesque

adjective

  • Resembling or reminiscent of a gamin or gamine, especially (in later use) in appearance or build. Also (occasionally) as noun: that which is gaminesque.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago). Probably partly from gamin + -esque, and partly from gamine + -esque.

Pronunciation

gaminesque

/ˌɡamɪˈnɛsk/