Definition of celebutante in English:

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Pronunciation: /səˈlebyo͝oˌtänt/ Pronunciation: /-yə-/


A celebrity who is well known in fashionable society.
Example sentences
  • Besides Ruffian-clad celebutantes, there were editors, artists, fashion folk, and the ubiquitous Patrick McDonald.
  • And the simple life is not yet over for celebutantes Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie.
  • We'll start with celebutante turned reality TV star Paris Hilton.


1930s: blend of celebrity and debutante.

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Syllabification: ce·leb·u·tante

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