Definition of Debonaire

1. Adjective. Having a sophisticated charm. "A debonair gentleman"

Exact synonyms: Debonair, Debonnaire, Suave
Similar to: Refined
Derivative terms: Suaveness



2. Adjective. Having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air. "A jaunty optimist"
Exact synonyms: Chipper, Debonair, Jaunty
Similar to: Cheerful
Derivative terms: Jauntiness

Definition of Debonaire

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Debonaire

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debloating
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deblurs
deboard
deboarded
deboarding
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debonair
debonaire (current term)
debonairity
debonairly
debonairness
debonairnesses
debond
debonded
debonding
debonds
debone
deboned
deboner
deboners
debones
deboning

Literary usage of Debonaire

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1. Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History by James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford (1902)
"... thronged to seize Because they grew so equal there Beneath the flag which, debonaire, Waved joyous in the cleansed air. With far-off vision gazing clear ..."

2. The Log of the Snark by Charmian London (1915)
"We departed laden with fans and hardwood canes, Solomon Island spears and a debonaire little red god of those same islands, all gifts from the two gentlemen ..."

3. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1824)
"Sober Robin, б yrs old 522 Mr. Hutchinson's eh. c. Su Roger, 3 yrs old 234 Mr. Hesseltine'sb.g. debonaire, 4 yñ old 345 AYR MEETING. October ИЗ. ..."

4. The History of the Western Empire: From Its Restoration by Charlemagne to by Robert Buckley Comyn (1851)
"... him the surname 8i4. of debonaire, was marked by acts which promised a happy issue. He began by investigating and correcting abuses in Church and State; ..."

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