debutante
noun Etymology: French débutante, feminine of débutant Date: 1801 debutant; especially a young woman making her formal entrance into society

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  • debutante — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Que debuta: Un joven debutante fue el primero en salir a escena. Nunca olvidaré mi actuación en el cine como debutante …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • debutante — 1801, female stage actress making her first public performance, from fem. of Fr. DEBUTANT (Cf. debutant) (q.v.). In reference to a young woman making her first appearance in society, from 1817 …   Etymology dictionary

  • debutante — adj. 2 g. s. 2 g. 1. Que ou o que se inicia numa carreira. 2. Principiante …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • debutante — [n] young woman deb, teenage girl, young girl, young lady; concepts 415,424 …   New thesaurus

  • debutante — ► NOUN ▪ a young upper class woman making her first appearance in society …   English terms dictionary

  • debutante — [deb′yo͞o tänt΄, deb′yo͞otant΄; ] also [ deb΄yo͞o tänt′, deb΄yo͞otant′] n. [< Fr, fem. of DEBUTANT] a girl or woman making a debut, esp. into society …   English World dictionary

  • Débutante — The title of this article contains the character é. Where it is unavailable or not desired, the name may be represented as Debutante. A débutante (from the French débutante, female beginner ) is a young lady from an aristocratic or upper class… …   Wikipedia

  • Debutante — A debutante (deb or presentation ball) (from the French débutante , female beginner ) is a young lady from an aristocratic or upper class family who has reached the age of maturity, and as a new adult, is introduced to society at a formal… …   Wikipedia

  • debutante — debutant, debutante are pronounced deb or dayb , and are normally spelt without accents. A debutant is a male performer, and a debutante a female performer, appearing in public for the first time. The other meaning of debutante, a young woman… …   Modern English usage

  • débutante — ● débutant, débutante adjectif et nom Qui débute dans un apprentissage, une carrière, etc. : Pianiste débutant. ● débutant, débutante (synonymes) adjectif et nom Qui débute dans un apprentissage, une carrière, etc. Synonymes : apprenti bleu… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • debutante — ► adjetivo/ sustantivo masculino femenino Que debuta en alguna actividad: ■ los debutantes fueron del agrado del público. * * * debutante (en 2.ª acep. tomado del ingl.) 1 adj. y n. Que debuta. 2 f. Muchacha de clase acomodada que es presentada… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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