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debutante


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  D'ebutant  \D['e]`bu`tant"\,  n.;  fem.  D'ebutante 
  \D['e]`bu`tante"\  [F.,  p.  pr  of  d['e]buter  to  have  the  first 
  throw,  to  make  one's  d['e]but.  See  {D['e]but}.] 
  A  person  who  makes  his  (or  her)  first  appearance  before  the 
  public. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  debutante 
  n  :  a  young  woman  making  her  debut  into  society  [syn:  {deb}] 




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