Examples of protégé in a Sentence
He was a protégé of the great composer.
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Constituents then rewarded Lee's protege and predecessor, Newell Normand, with landslide re-elections to three terms in office before Normand unexpectedly retired Aug. 31.
Francis’ trip was dominated by the Karadima affair and the pope’s support for a Karadima protege, Bishop Juan Barros.
The Most party, a member of his ruling coalition, has also demanded the dismissal of Interior Minister Kalinak, Fico’s political protege and a founder of his Smer party.
But Gene Sullivan, the late former DePaul athletic director and Loyola basketball coach, saw something special in Bruno, his protege.
Last year, Jay-Z tapped Mensa as his latest protege and took the south-side MC on a two-month arena tour.
The bridal party consisted of Dempsey and Miss Taylor, Miss Helen Taylor, sister of the bride, Joe Benjamin, lightweight pugilist and protege of Dempsey, and Eddie Connor, Benjamin's manager.
Britney’s son is also a wee art protege, and his proud mommy tweeted out his Dragon Ball Z sketches earlier this month.
But this is taking being a protege to an extreme: following a crass and unprofessional example.
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Origin and Etymology of protégé
First Known Use: 1786See Words from the same year
PROTÉGÉ Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of protégé for English Language Learners
: a young person who is taught and helped by someone who has a lot of knowledge and experience
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