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 3 June 2023.
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The Effin Word. (n.d.). Debonair. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 3, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/debonair