Definition of distingué in English:

distingué

Line breaks: dis|tin¦gué
Pronunciation: /dɪˈstaŋgeɪ
 
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adjective (feminine distinguée pronunc. same)

Having a distinguished manner or appearance: he was lean and distingué, with a small goatee
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  • In the Wake Forest print, which is 25th in the series, Robert Macaire is the mendiant distingué, or ‘genteel beggar.’
  • For some, the last distinguishes itself by a slim margin for its stylistic rightness and the distinguée Carmen of Teresa Berganza.

Origin

French, 'distinguished', from the verb distinguer.

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