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.
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