Definition of soigneur in English:

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soigneur

Pronunciation: /swʌnˈjəː/

noun

Cycling
A person who gives training, massage, and other assistance to a team, especially during a race.
Example sentences
  • If you are going to the hotel with the truck, after you've got the team cars ready for the race you help the soigneurs load all the suitcases.
  • It's a magnificent day and my thanks go out to the team mechanics, the soigneurs, the team manager - everybody.
  • And you come home, and the soigneur is giving you a better massage than ever, because the soigneur is having the same feeling.

Origin

French, from soigner 'take care of'.

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Line breaks: soi|gneur

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