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A celebrity who is well known in fashionable society.
- ‘And the simple life is not yet over for celebutantes Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie.’
- ‘We'll start with celebutante turned reality TV star Paris Hilton.’
- ‘If you're an international celebutante and you're going to do something tacky, be sure to do it in London.’
- ‘The invite includes a twirl around the opening night party at the Roxy, so I'll get to hobnob with some wannabe Culture Club kids and celebutantes.’
- ‘The two celebutantes with their obnoxious dispositions are back for season three of The Simple Life tonight.’
- ‘It's going to follow a pair of celebutante cosmetics heiresses who lose their fortune in a corporate scandal, as they launch an investigation to expose the culprit.’
- ‘Besides Ruffian-clad celebutantes, there were editors, artists, fashion folk, and the ubiquitous Patrick McDonald.’
1930s: blend of celebrity and debutante.
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