petit–maître

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noun pe·tit–maî·tre \pə-ˌtē-ˈmātrə\

Definition of petit–maître

plural

petits–maîtres

\pə-ˌtē-ˈmātrə\
  1. :  dandy, fop

Origin and Etymology of petit–maître

French, literally, small master


First Known Use: 1711


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