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From French matinée.

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matinee (plural matinees)

  1. A showing of a movie, sporting event, or theatrical performance in the afternoon.
  2. (dated) A woman's dress to be worn in the morning or before dinner.
    • 1906, Dry Goods Guide (volumes 17-18, page 70)
      Empire matinees in lingerie stuffs with trimmings of lace and embroidery are shown in great variety.

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EtymologyEdit

Old French matinee.

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matinee f (plural matinees)

  1. morning

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matinee f (oblique plural matinees, nominative singular matinee, nominative plural matinees)

  1. morning

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