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debutante

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a young upper-class woman who has begun going to special parties where she will meet and be seen by other people from the upper class
  • The invitation-only event is a prized ticket for the city's debutantes.

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The first known use of debutante was in 1801

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“Debutante.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/debutante. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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