Definition of debonair in English:

debonair

Line breaks: deb¦on|air
Pronunciation: /ˌdɛbəˈnɛː
 
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adjective

Derivatives

debonairly

adverb
More example sentences
  • He looked at me and smiled debonairly, opening his door.

Origin

Middle English (in the sense 'meek or courteous'): from Old French debonaire, from de bon aire 'of good disposition'.

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