Debrett


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Debrett

(dəˈbrɛt)
n
(Sociology) a list of the British aristocracy. In full: Debrett's Peerage
[C19: after J. Debrett (c. 1750–1822), London publisher who first issued it]
Translations

Debrett

[dəˈbret] N libro de referencia de la aristocracia del Reino Unido; (loosely) → anuario m de la nobleza

Debrett

n˜ Gotha m
References in classic literature ?
I shall go through Debrett carefully to-night and draw out a list of all the eligible young ladies.
New York took stray noblemen calmly, and even (except in the Struthers set) with a certain distrustful hauteur; but when they presented such credentials as these they were received with an old-fashioned cordiality that they would have been greatly mistaken in ascribing solely to their standing in Debrett.
That blood- red hand of Sir Pitt Crawley's would be in anybody's pocket except his own; and it is with grief and pain, that, as admirers of the British aristocracy, we find ourselves obliged to admit the existence of so many ill qualities in a person whose name is in Debrett.
Various media outlets are reporting that the friends of the "Twilight" actor are "bracing themselves" for his engagement with Twigs, whose real name is Tahliah Debrett Barnett.
The report details that FKA, whose real name is Tahliah Debrett Barnett, is introducing him to a list of good and healthy foods to eat, restricting his booze to low-calorie spirits, and forcing him to pump barbells whenever he has free time.
During his night out in New York, Robert Pattinson wore a knitted sweater, a blue trench and a pair of dark pants while English singer FKA Twigs, whose real name is Tahliah Debrett Barnett, was photographed wearing a one-legged bondage inspired leotard, a pair of silk grey trousers with splits, a matching jacket over the top, a black beret and black Chanel leather gloves.
Pattinson is seen wearing a cap and has a beard too while FKA, whose real name is Tahliah Debrett Barnett, is seen dressed casually in printed white flared pants and a top.
The prosecution said the pair, accompanied by a third man named as Paul DeBrett, tried to open accounts at Dublin branches of the Anglo-Irish and Irish Intercontinental banks using the fake cheque.
The specialist in biographical reference books began in 1769 when John Debrett published the New Peerage, the Present State of the Nobility in England, Scotland and Ireland.
For the people March considers 'chavs' - probably anyone without a doublebarrelled name, an entry in Debrett or at least an education at a recognised public school - have a disposable income.
A number of people connected to the University of Southampton have been named in the prestigious Debrett s 500.
Twigs, whose real name is Tahliah Debrett Barnett, wears a lot of metal jewellery.