debutante

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noun deb·u·tante \ˈde-byu̇-ˌtänt\

Definition of debutante

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

Origin and Etymology of debutante

French débutante, feminine of débutant


First Known Use: 1801


DEBUTANTE Defined for English Language Learners

debutante

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noun deb·u·tante \ˈde-byu̇-ˌtänt\

Definition of debutante for English Language Learners

  • : 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


DEBUTANTE Defined for Kids

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noun deb·u·tante \ˈde-byu̇-ˌtänt\

Definition of debutante for Students

  1. :  a young woman making her debut


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