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boulevardier

Syllabification: bou·le·var·dier
Pronunciation: /ˌbo͝oləvärˈdir
 
, ˌbo͝oləvärˈdyā
 
/

Definition of boulevardier in English:

noun

A wealthy, fashionable socialite.
Example sentences
  • He charmed the judges the way a boulevardier charms wealthy tourists.
  • Several minutes later, the last two men exit the sauna within seconds of each other, walking so casually that they might be a pair of boulevardiers going for a stroll.
  • Comprising five regions - Poitou-Charentes, Western Loire, the Loire Valley, Brittany and Normandy - Western France seduces and delights with the ease of a seasoned boulevardier.

Origin

late 19th century: from French, originally in the sense 'person who frequents boulevards'.

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