Meaning of âme damnée in English:

âme damnée

noun

(also ame damnée)
  • A person slavishly devoted to another, and willing to carry out onerous (and sometimes disreputable) services on his or her behalf; a puppet; a tool.

Pronunciation

âme damnée

/ˌam daˈneɪ/ /ˌɑːm daˈneɪ/

Origin

Late 18th century. From French âme damnée person slavishly devoted to another, figurative use of âme damnée soul which is in hell from âme soul + damnée, feminine of damné.