verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- debussy, claude,
- debussy, claude achille,
- debye, peter joseph wilhelm,
Origin of debut
Examples from the Web for debuted
His first feature film, Jellyfish Eyes, debuted last year and was set in a town near a threatening nuclear power plant.
Now, Carol Danvers debuted in 1968 as Ms. Marvel, an Air Force officer who crosses paths with Captain Marvel.Inside Marvel’s Phase 3: How ‘The Avengers’ Cross Paths with Black Panther and the New Superheroes|Marlow Stern|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clinton was publicly battling his below the belt urges years before Twitter debuted the direct message.
On Monday, Nicole Richie debuted her latest Technicolor hairstyle—a side-swept Cerulean low bun—on Good Morning America.Tangled Up in Blue: Young Stars and Their Blue Rinses|Erin Cunningham|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Global fame beckoned when he debuted as Brit master spy James Bond, for four movies, in 1995.Pierce Brosnan’s Life After Bond: From Action Hero to Losing His Daughter to Cancer|Tim Teeman|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
- the first public appearance of an actor, musician, etc, or the first public presentation of a show
- (as modifier)debut album
Word Origin for debut
1751, from French début "first appearance," a figurative use from débuter "make the first stroke at billiards," also "to lead off at bowls" (a game akin to bowling), 16c., from but "mark, goal," from Old French but "end" (see butt (n.3)). The verb is first attested 1830.
Début can only be pronounced as French, and should not be used by anyone who shrinks from the necessary effort. [Fowler]