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soi·gnéalso soi·gnée (swän-yā′)
1. Showing sophisticated elegance; fashionable: a soigné little club.
2. Well-groomed; polished: The soigné celebrity granted a brief interview.
[French, from Old French, past participle of soigner, to take care of, of Germanic origin.]
soigné(ˈswɑːnjeɪ; French swaɲe) or feminine
[French, from soigner to take good care of, of Germanic origin; compare Old Saxon sunnea care]
or soi•gnée(swɑnˈyeɪ; Fr. swaˈnyeɪ)
1. carefully or elegantly done.
[1915–20; < French, past participle of soigner to take care of < Germanic (compare Old Saxon sunnea care, concern)]
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|Adj.||1.||soigne - polished and well-groomed; showing sophisticated elegance|
elegant - refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"