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A female protégé.
- ‘Apparently the country music protégée had his ‘Vet tricked out.’
- ‘As Lady Gee sets about sabotaging Haven's friendship with Bonnie, she deploys her own attractive protégée, Lynn, to sweeten Georgie.’
- ‘Kelly, who is Bryan's protégée, has this absolutely lovely knack for investing each element of a dish with its own striking acuity, yet the sum is not only harmonious but almost weightless.’
- ‘Next to the sell-out performances of the Kirov, Mr. Balanchine's protégée and her ensemble rated near capacity and a very warm, appreciative audience.’
- ‘Lisa insinuates herself into Ruth's life by becoming her secretarial assistant, then disciple and protégée, and finally friendly rival, as she in turn publishes a volume of acclaimed short stories.’
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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.