Origin of entrée
Examples from the Web for entree
“He had an entree, and I feel that he was very much embraced by the people that he took pictures of,” Marin Hopper says.Dennis Hopper’s ‘Lost Album’ Displayed in Original Form at Gagosian New York|Isabel Wilkinson|May 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Instead of slaving over the sauce just before dinner, you can chat with your guests, or concentrate on the entree.
Her salary would have given her entree to the board of any cultural institution she eyed, but she didn't seem to be interested.
Ironically, this coincides with feeling jaded about said entree.
Put the pieces of wild duck in an entree dish, add the vegetables, &c., pour the sauce over and serve.The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:|Mrs. W. G. Waters
The professor, who belonged to the Danish Academy and had the entree to the Court, was astonished, but did not argue with her.Fair Haven and Foul Strand|August Strindberg
A Member of Parliament must be answerable that you are not dangerous or dull before you can be of the entree.Table-Talk|William Hazlitt
Julia began laughing as he appeared at the door, which facilitated his entree.Led Astray and The Sphinx|Octave Feuillet
They had said she was one of the most beautiful girls who had ever made her entree into New York society.The Adventures of Jimmie Dale|Frank L. Packard