Definition of protégée
: a girl or woman who is a protégé
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Comstock, his protegee, is trying to maintain that control.
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Origin and Etymology of protégée
French, feminine of protégé
First Known Use: 1778See Words from the same year
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Definition of protégée for English Language Learners
: a woman who is a protégé
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