Examples of doyenne in a Sentence
the doyenne of the fashion industry
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Of special note, the May Madness sale, with donations from the area's doyennes, is an all-day event.
Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren is the latest Hollywood doyenne to weigh in on the MeToo/TimesUp movement in a new interview with Willie Geist on Sunday Today.
Brennan, the city’s 59-year-old doyenne of must-have oxfords —I think Brennan single-handedly brought them back in style thanks to her three-year-old Bus Stop X collection — is all about the monochromatic flow.
Tibbits loved hearing Sullivan describe art classes in the studios of founding doyennes of the early scene, including Emma Richardson Cherry, Ola McNeill Davidson, Grace Spaulding John and Ruth Pershing Uhler.
Lifestyle doyennes like Gwyneth Paltrow and her pristine white jeans (genes?) seem retro compared to down-to-earth and self-deprecating Chrissy Teigen.
Further complicating 13th Street’s legacy is that its petite and fiery founder, Edith O’Hara, is now 100, and one of the last doyennes of the early Off Off Broadway movement.
Yuletide longing spins into pop gold for a 1960s pop doyenne.
But now, the doyenne of Silver Lake real estate is appealing to a higher authority: the Vicar of Christ.
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Origin and Etymology of doyenne
First Known Use: circa 1897See Words from the same year
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Definition of doyenne for English Language Learners
: a woman who has a lot of experience in or knowledge about a particular profession, subject, etc.
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