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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A young woman making her entrance into society.

Usage examples (35)
  • Restrained in the way a debutante is not, the way a bride pretends she understands.
  • That posture is what was called the debutante slouch.
  • Quite often though, a debutante was a young woman, 16 (sweet) to 21 (maid) ready to look for a husband.
  • Or if they had more social status, they were a 'debutante' or 'a nurse.' for more
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