deb

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noun

deb

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abbreviation

debenture

Examples of deb in a Sentence

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Noun
The debutante fashion show is a requirement for the girls to complete the personal development part of the 16-month deb program. Jane Napier Neely, latimes.com, 3 June 2019 Richardson delves into a variety of fascinating deb scenes, including African-American traditions dating back to Reconstruction. Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker, 19 Nov. 2019 Doing an outstanding job as commentators for the show were Nareh Derhartounian and Sammy Aydin, who were part of the 2018 deb group. Jane Napier Neely, latimes.com, 3 June 2019 Whether a deb plans to wear her dress again at her wedding, or realizes a strapless A-line gown really doesn’t fit her personality, there is definitely some practicality to the white-gown tradition. Maggie Burch, Southern Living, 2 Feb. 2017 To help prepare them, the ball’s year-long Mentor Program matches each girl with a past deb who has attended the same college or university and shares an interest in the same profession or avocation. Joanne Davidson, The Denver Post, 24 Feb. 2017 Whether a deb plans to wear her dress again at her wedding, or realizes a strapless A-line gown really doesn’t fit her personality, there is definitely some practicality to the white-gown tradition. Maggie Burch, Southern Living, 1 May 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

Noun

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deb was in 1920

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deb

noun
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