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subdebutante

[ suhb-deb-yoo-tahnt, -yuh- ]
/ sʌbˈdɛb yʊˌtɑnt, -yə- /
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noun

a young woman who has not yet made her debut into society.

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Origin of subdebutante

First recorded in 1915–20; sub- + debutante
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