celebutante

[suh-leb-yoo-tahnt]
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noun

a person seeking the limelight through association with celebrities.

Nearby words

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  3. celebration,
  4. celebratory,
  5. celebrity,
  6. celeriac,
  7. celerity,
  8. celery,
  9. celery cabbage,
  10. celery pine

Origin of celebutante

1985–90; blend of celebrity and debutante

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British Dictionary definitions for celebutante

celebutante

noun

a young woman from a wealthy background who becomes a celebrity

Word Origin for celebutante

C20: from celeb (rity) + (deb) utante

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