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Debutante in a Sentence

Examples of debutante in a sentence

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Below you will find the definition of debutante, followed by 36 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.

debutante(dĕbˈyo͝o-täntˌ, dāˈbyo͞o-)

(noun) - a young woman making her debut into society

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EXAMPLES - Debutante in a Sentence

  1. The launching of a debutante was a major undertaking. (source)
  2. Fortunately, for the debutante, white was comme il faut. (source)
  3. Or if they had more social status, they were a 'debutante' or 'a nurse.' (source)
  4. Jackie gonna be a football star, Diane's debutante backseat of Jackie's car. (source)
  5. Her short life, wow, Casey ` s reputation went from debutante to wild party girl. (source)
  6. It had the elegance of a dowager as opposed to the flowering beauty of a debutante. (source)
  7. "It is hardly the garb of a debutante, but I dare say Maidie will not care for '- that." (source)
  8. The hedges were as perfectly manicured as a debutante on the night of her coming-out ball. (source)
  9. But New York socialites are no longer content to be demure, pretty ladies at debutante balls. (source)
  10. Blurbs which describe the heroine eg. "most beautiful debutante of the season" tend to turn me off. (source)
  11. According to Georgina, a woman like Lady Dunstan could make or break a debutante without even trying. (source)
  12. Quite often though, a debutante was a young woman, 16 (sweet) to 21 (maid) ready to look for a husband. (source)
  13. The debutante turned party girl was found dead in her home last week, but she might have been dead for days. (source)
  14. "You begin to see, I don't doubt, Selina, the" peculiar virtue "that attracted me to this very unusual debutante." (source)
  15. "I remember my debutante [ball] -- he was the one who gave the approval, basically, for who's my escort," she said. (source)
  16. Nor need we make any allowance for the fact that the debutante was his sister, and the scene of her coming-out his own mother's house. (source)
  17. A British diplomat was more cynical; Wilson, he said, was drawn to Paris "as a debutante is entranced by the prospect of her first ball." (source)
  18. But Billy has unexpectedly fallen in love with the beautiful, out-of-his-league debutante Hope Harcourt Grease reality show winner Laura Osnes. (source)
  19. Michelle is a left wing debutante who let the taxpayers foot the bill for her ivy league education and, like her husband, is learning as she goes. (source)
  20. The Cinderella gowns that bookended the show are for the whimsical and fresh-faced debutante, meant to consume a full staircases and fill a room with poise. (source)
  21. Still, branch banking in the provinces is a long way from massaging the trading and investments side of the economic capital of a Maiden Lane debutante bank. (source)
  22. Just as in the United States a coming out party for a debutante is in no way necessary, unless the family belongs to the social stratum which believes that it is. (source)
  23. For those of you who, like the center-left political establishment, think the United States Social Forum sounds like some sort of debutante ball, allow me to explain. (source)
  24. I think any other female debutante in that scenario would have withered or drowned, but Fergie seized it, stepped up, and carved out a slot that we now could not survive without. (source)
  25. The 11 start-ups at this debutante ball for geeks were products of TechStars NYC, one of a number of incubators to pop up in New York over the past year, making it a start-up itself. (source)
  26. Suddenly, Jason on the other side of the room got into a fight with these frat boys who were dressed in tuxedos, because apparently there was some kind of debutante ball going on there. (source)
  27. I saw her holding the perfect posture of a Southern debutante, that slim back of hers fully erect, curved only slightly, her thin gray sweater hugging her breasts with support and warmth. (source)
  28. This label, "debutante", was thrust upon me by my mother, her estranged husband (my father) and, by my particular segment of society (traditional and rule-bound) Truth be told, I loved the entire process. (source)
  29. Girls stars delightful newcomers Kat Dennings as Max, a tough-talking Brooklyn waitress, and Beth Behrs as Caroline, a Manhattan debutante now working and living with Max after her family loses its fortune. (source)
  30. Cherie Burns has written a bracing, sex-and-shopping account of that life, suggesting that haute couture provided a cloistered young debutante a way to "lay claim to herself" and become a sophisticated socialite. (source)
  31. (Soundbite of song, "Jack & Diane") Mr. MELLENCAMP: (Singing) Little ditty about Jack and Diane, two American kids growin 'up in the heartland, Jackie gonna be a football star, Diane's debutante backseat of Jackie's car. (source)
  32. This was just another attempt to gain controversy so she could fire back at someone ... we saw two or three quiet weeks in the news without this semi-fossilized debutante parading her butt in the political world and the lack of attention is killing her ... (source)
  33. I note you failed to comment on the last thread on that subject where I was wrong and ditzy "debutante" had any valid point at all, but did the usual "progressive" thing and stroke her while bashing someone supporting your side because you don't like their politics. (source)
  34. Instead of focusing on chair arrangements and drapery design for places to stay one night or many years, the Fort Worth-born businesswoman now uses her eye for color, lighting and space to design and organize things of a more temporary nature: events such as debutante parties and weddings. (source)
  35. Another impressive Edinburgh debutante is Andi Osho, whose warmth and ability to engage her audience from the outset allow her to talk about race in a way that is inclusive to a predominantly white Edinburgh audience, and allows everyone to laugh at the knots we tie ourselves in trying to avoid offence. (source)
  36. Well it seems that the latter-day Joseph and Mary trophies of the religious right-wing pro-life movement have been tarnished and their lackluster bronze has turned a gangrenous green, which is starting to show through the shoddy, flaking shiny gold paint (applied so gingerly for their RNC debutante debut). (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 36 example sentences provided below is 53.0, which suggests that "debutante" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.


We have 4 synonyms for debutante.

deb, teenage girl, young girl, young lady


We have 0 antonyms for debutante.


Pronunciation: (dĕbˈyo͝o-täntˌ, dāˈbyo͞o-)

Syllabification: ['tante']


View up to 25 definitions of debutante from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.

from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (noun) A young woman making a formal debut into society.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) a young woman who makes her first formal appearance in society

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (None) A young woman making her first appearance in society, especially one who is one of the honorees at a debutante cotillion. See cotillion{4}.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) A woman appearing for the first time before the public or in society; specifically, an actress or a singer making her first appearance in public, or a young woman during her first season in society.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (noun) a young woman making her debut into society