doyenne

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French.

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NounEdit

doyenne (plural doyennes)

  1. A female doyen.
  2. The senior, or eldest female member of a group.
    • Helen Thomas is frequently referred to as "the doyenne of the White House press corps."

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

doyenne f (plural doyennes)

  1. The oldest woman.

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