Definition of protégé in English:
noun (feminine protégée pronounced same)
A person who is guided and supported by an older and more experienced or influential person: Ruskin submitted his protégé’s name for election
More example sentences
- The maverick Svengali continues to gather followers and protégés.
- Brezhnev, a protégé and supporter of Khrushchev, fainted in one of them and had to be revived in a nearby room.
- Like any good manager he has handled his young protégé with kid gloves.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan