soigné

soigné

[swahn-yey; French swa-nyey]
adjective
1.
carefully or elegantly done, operated, or designed.
Also, soignée.


Origin:
1915–20; < French, past participle of soigner to take care of < Germanic (compare Old Saxon sunnea care, concern)

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soigné or (feminine) soignée (ˈswɑːnjeɪ, French swaɲe, ˈswɑːnjeɪ, French swaɲe)
 
adj
well-groomed; elegant
 
[French, from soigner to take good care of, of Germanic origin; compare Old Saxon sunnea care]
 
soignée or (feminine) soignée
 
adj
 
[French, from soigner to take good care of, of Germanic origin; compare Old Saxon sunnea care]

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