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debutant

or déb·u·tant

[ deb-yoo-tahnt, -yuh- ]

noun

  1. a person who makes a debut into a professional career or before the public.


debutant

/ ˈdɛbjʊˌtɑːnt; -ˌtænt /

noun

  1. a person who is making a first appearance in a particular capacity, such as a sportsperson playing in a first game for a team


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Word History and Origins

Origin of debutant1

1815–25; < French débutant, present participle of débuter. See debut, -ant

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Example Sentences

In the scene with his sister the debutant should say: 'Are you assured that Mr. Belcour gave you no diamonds?'

The debutant was known to be an admirer of the Hotspur of roaring Elrington.

He danced the prettiest pas seal that was ever footed by debutant on the hot iron plates of Purgatory.

The young police agent to whom Gevrol abandoned what he thought an unnecessary investigation was a debutant in his profession.

Not one of them attributed the expected multitude in any respect to the debutant in Hamlet, or the beauty of the Ophelia.

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