debutante

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deb·u·tante

noun \ˈde-by-ˌtänt\

: a young upper-class woman who has begun going to special parties where she will meet and be seen by other people from the upper class

Full Definition of DEBUTANTE

:  debutant; especially :  a young woman making her formal entrance into society

Origin of DEBUTANTE

French débutante, feminine of débutant
First Known Use: 1801

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