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See also: debutante and debûtante

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Borrowed from French débutante, feminine form of débutant.[1]

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débutante (plural débutantes)

  1. A female who débuts.
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter III, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
      A short time afterward at the opera Gerald dragged him into a parterre to say something amiable to one of the amiable débutante Craig girls—and Selwyn found himself again facing Alixe.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 débutant” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]

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