Definition of soigné in English:


Line breaks: soi¦gné
Pronunciation: /ˈswʌnjeɪ

adjective (feminine soignée pronunc. same)

  • Dressed very elegantly; well groomed: she was dark, petite, and soignée
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    • Lady Colin Campbell reveals a typical originality of composition which enhances the soigné elegance of the sitter.
    • ‘This is a timely moment to recall the Style Commandments, as practised by Audrey Hepburn,’ reads the caption alongside a photograph of the actress looking impossibly soignée in a beaded ball gown.
    • There, lit by the glow of braziers and ‘towers of light’, or candelabras, were Richard, his partner Pam, their snuffling pugs Bijou and Ioda, and a quartet of soignée French guests.


past participle of French soigner 'take care of', from soin 'care'.

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