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Word: debutante

Definition: young woman making formal entrance into society


Sentences Containing 'debutante'

In December she appeared in "The Debutante" at the Knickerbocker Theatre.
She starred in the operetta, "The Debutante" (1914), at the National Theater in Washington, D.C., Under the management of John C. Fisher.
She was formally presented as a debutante in Newport that year.
Soundtrack and film score were composed by debutante Anirudh Ravichander while the cinematography was handled by Velraj.
This coming of age or "debutante" party is a tradition found in most Latin American countries, comparable to the American tradition of sweet sixteen parties.

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