jeune première

[ French zhœn pruh-myer ]

noun,plural jeunes pre·mières [French zhœn pruh-myer]. /French ʒœn prəˈmyɛr/.
  1. the female juvenile lead in a play or movie.

  2. a young actress who plays such a role.

Origin of jeune première

1920–25; <French: literally, young first (actress)

Words Nearby jeune première Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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