boulevardier

[ boo l-uh-vahr-deer, boo-luh-; French booluh-var-dyey ]
/ ˌbʊl ə vɑrˈdɪər, ˌbu lə-; French bulə varˈdyeɪ /

noun, plural bou·le·var·diers [boo l-uh-vahr-deerz, boo-luh-; French booluh-var-dyey] /ˌbʊl ə vɑrˈdɪərz, ˌbu lə-; French bulə varˈdyeɪ/.

a person who frequents the most fashionable Parisian locales.

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Origin of boulevardier

From French, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at boulevard, -ier2

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boulevardier
/ (buːlˈvɑːdɪˌeɪ) /

noun

(originally in Paris) a fashionable man, esp one who frequents public places
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