[ US /ˈdɛbjəˈtɑnt/ ]
  1. a young woman making her debut into society
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  • In 1961, Mimi Alford, the latest crotch level inductee into the History Hall of Fame, was a "slender, golden-haired 19-year-old debutante whose finishing school polish and blueblood connections" landed her a summer job in the White House Press Office. Myra Chanin: Mimi Alford's Hymen Sacrificed on the Altar of History
  • But since he is a millworker, and she a debutante, Allie's parents disapprove and eventually they are separated when the Nelsons return to the city, and Allie to college.
  • The debutantes all looked splendid, the meal and music were excellent and a great night was had by all.
  • County debutante Linda Harrison advanced her W50 triple jump best to 6. 09m for 3rd place.
  • And this poor girl with the designful eyes on him was the oldest living debutante. Ma Pettengill
  • In the United States, a debutante ball is also sometimes called a cotillion or a coming-out party. Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines
  • They single out a debutante, Cecile de Volange, new to society and under the ever-watchful eye of her mother, and Hortense de Tourvel, a settled lady of a certain age.
  • In October 1886, at Tuxedo Park's Autumn Ball, an annual gala honoring debutantes, Griswold and a few of his friends emerged in tailless dress coats and scarlet satin vests. Off With Their Coattails
  • Coming-out parties celebrate more than debutantes.
  • They spent their last evening in New York before the second trial at a party given by Cornelia Guest, the city’s most highly publicized postdebutante, whose mother, C.Z. Guest, the noted horsewoman, gardener, and socialite, was prepared to give testimony in von Bülow’s behalf at the trial and corroborate the allegations of the late Truman Capote and others that Sunny von Bülow was a drug addict and a drunk. Fatal Charm: The Social Web of Claus von Bulow
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