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Word: debonair

Definition: (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition


Sentences Containing 'debonair'

In the film of the TV sitcom "Dad's Army", the (fictional) Walmington-on-Sea platoon is formed in response to Eden's radio broadcast. The debonair Sergeant Wilson takes enormous pride in being often said to resemble Eden.

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