Origin of debutante
OTHER WORDS FROM debutantepost·deb·u·tante, noun, adjective
Words nearby debutante
How to use debutante in a sentence
No longer the debutante but the career girl — a bold but safe step forward.Big hair, big dreams: Behind the curtain at the Miss America pageant|Lisa Birnbach|September 10, 2021|Washington Post
Before his marriage to the Queen, Philip dated society beauty Osla Benning, a Canadian debutante, whom he met in 1939.
The novel, about a young debutante cavorting in New York City in the summer of 1945, was finally published in 2005.Jack Kerouac’s ‘The Sea Is My Brother’ and Other Lost Novels|Sarah Stodola|March 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was a typical Southern upbringing complete with not one, but two debutante balls.
At first glance, Finke, a debutante from Manhattan, is a rarity in this wicked pantheon of secret-sharers.
She had been raised as a debutante, a beautiful, delicate orchid from Vancouver, Canada.
A happy chance made him meet Korolenko, who took a great interest in the "debutante" writer.Contemporary Russian Novelists|Serge Persky
Meanwhile the party from the villa were seated in the great concert hall awaiting the appearance of the lovely American debutante.Guy Kenmore's Wife and The Rose and the Lily|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
Nothing will make me blue now that mother has given up making me be a debutante.
With the scarcity of beaux only a girl who was all animation had any show of having a good time in her debutante year.
It beats the debutante slink, that came in with narrow skirts.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison