jeune premier


jeune pre·​mier
plural jeunes premiers
: the juvenile lead in a play
bowed low … as if he were indeed some real jeune premierH. E. Bates

Word History



First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jeune premier was in 1817

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“Jeune premier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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