celebutante

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celebutante

a celebrity who is well known in fashionable society; a blend of celebrity and debutante

ce·leb·u·tante

 (sə-lĕb′yə-tänt′)
n.
A young, fashionable, and usually wealthy person who is the subject of frequent media attention.

[Blend of celebrity and debutante.]

celebutante

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

ce•leb•u•tante

(səˈlɛb yʊˌtɑnt)
n.
a person seeking the limelight by associating with celebrities.
[1985–90; b. celebrity and debutante]
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