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Antoinette

[an-twuh-net, -tuh-; French ahn-twa-net]
noun
  1. Ma·rie [muh-ree; French ma-ree] /məˈri; French maˈri/, 1755–93, queen of France 1774–93: wife of Louis XVI.
  2. a female given name: derived from Antoine
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Contemporary Examples of antoinette

Historical Examples of antoinette

  • I had probed the hearts of the ruffians, and I did not need Antoinette's warning.

  • Antoinette de Mauban shrieked, but I rose to my feet, laughing aloud.

  • Antoinette heard the door creak, and she was on her feet like a flash.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey

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

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    Laura Jean Libbey

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

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey


British Dictionary definitions for antoinette

Antoinette

noun
  1. See Marie Antoinette
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