/ˌdɛbəˈnɛər/

adjective

1 a Characterized by courteousness, affability, or gentleness. b Complaisant. 2 Of good appearance and manners. 3 Suave, urbane and sophisticated.

After a long night of dance and drink, Julie went to bed with a handsome and debonair bachelor named David. When she rolled over the next morning, she found herself nose-to-nose with a bald and rotund plumber named Davey.


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“Debonair.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/debonair. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “debonair”, accessed October 22, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/debonair.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Debonair. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/debonair


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