debutante

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See also: débutante and debûtante

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French débutante.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdɛbjuːˈtɑːnt/, /ˌdeɪbjuːˈtɑːnt/
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Noun[edit]

debutante (plural debutantes)

  1. A young woman who makes her first formal appearance in society.
    Synonym: deb (informal)
  2. A female debutant, especially in sport and entertainment.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French débutante or from debutant +‎ -e.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdeː.byˈtɑn.tə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: de‧bu‧tan‧te
  • Rhymes: -ɑntə

Noun[edit]

debutante f (plural debutantes, masculine debutant)

  1. A debutante, a woman who debuts.

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Adjective[edit]

debutante (plural debutantes)

  1. novice, first-time

Noun[edit]

debutante m or f (plural debutantes)

  1. debutant, beginner, first-timer