vedette

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French vedette.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vedette (plural vedettes)

  1. (historical, military) A sentinel, usually on horseback, stationed on the outpost of an army, to watch an enemy and give notice of danger.

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian vedetta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /və.dɛt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

vedette f (plural vedettes)

  1. star (celebrity)
    Les plus grandes vedettes étaient présentes lors de cet évènement.
    The biggest stars were present at this event.
  2. (nautical) flagship
  3. (lexicography) headword (word used as the title of a section)
  4. (military, historical) vedette (sentry)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: vedette
  • Portuguese: vedeta
  • Spanish: vedete

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

vedette f

  1. plural of vedetta

NounEdit

vedette f (invariable)

  1. star (actress)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

vedette f (plural vedettes)

  1. Alternative spelling of vedete