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Antoinette

[an-twuh-net, -tuh-; French ahn-twa-net] /ˌæn twəˈnɛt, -tə-; French ɑ̃ twaˈnɛt/
noun
1.
Marie
[muh-ree;; French ma-ree] /məˈri;; French maˈri/ (Show IPA),
1755–93, queen of France 1774–93: wife of Louis XVI.
2.
a female given name: derived from Antoine.
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  • I had probed the hearts of the ruffians, and I did not need Antoinette's warning.

    The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope
  • Antoinette de Mauban shrieked, but I rose to my feet, laughing aloud.

    The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope
  • Antoinette heard the door creak, and she was on her feet like a flash.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • "My diamonds are not in the little leather hand-bag, Antoinette," she panted.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • "You must not excite yourself, my lady," replied Antoinette, quickly.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • Quick as a flash, Antoinette crossed the room and flung open the door.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • "I'll see you later, Antoinette," he said, nodding as he picked up his glass.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • I will write you, sending my letters addressed to your maid, Antoinette.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey
British Dictionary definitions for Antoinette

Antoinette

/French ɑ̃twanɛt/
noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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