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celebutante

[suh-leb-yoo-tahnt]
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noun
  1. a person seeking the limelight through association with celebrities.
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Origin of celebutante

1985–90; blend of celebrity and debutante
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celebutante

noun
  1. a young woman from a wealthy background who becomes a celebrity
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Word Origin

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