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Having a distinguished manner or appearance.‘he was lean and distingué, with a small goatee’
- ‘In the Wake Forest print, which is 25th in the series, Robert Macaire is the mendiant distingué, or ‘genteel beggar.’’
- ‘For some, the last distinguishes itself by a slim margin for its stylistic rightness and the distinguée Carmen of Teresa Berganza.’
French, ‘distinguished’, from the verb distinguer.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.