the male juvenile lead in a play or movie.
a young actor who plays such a role.
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How to use jeune premier in a sentence
But our "jeune premier" in one sense has eclipsed every darling of the tragic or the comic muse.Robbery Under Arms | Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
In despite of myself, I can see clearly my future position of jeune premier in this opera of the wilderness.The Crooked Stick | Rolf Boldrewood
He continued to act as jeune premier until he was sixty, his grace, marvellous diction and passion enchanting his audiences.
He shook his head impatiently, the throbbing head from which the jeune premier's curls were not removed yet.To Tell You the Truth | Leonard Merrick
I have been playing the fiery jeune premier to such an extent this afternoon that dramatic restlessness is in keeping.The Dull Miss Archinard | Anne Douglas Sedgwick