celebutante

celebutante

[suh-leb-yoo-tahnt]
noun
a person seeking the limelight through association with celebrities.

Origin:
1985–90; blend of celebrity and debutante

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celebutante (sɪˈlɛbjʊˌtɑːnt, -ˌtænt)
 
n
a young woman from a wealthy background who becomes a celebrity
 
[C20: from celeb(rity) + (deb)utante]

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Main Entry:  celebutante
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a débutante who has become a celebrity, such as a famous heiress
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