toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
a first presentation
in various senses, including:
  • the first performance of a new play
  • the introduction of a new product
  • the introduction of a young woman to society at a social event held in her honor (a debutante ball)
  • Noah and Simon and I commiserated; as much as Owen had captured our admiration, he had risked embarrassing himself—and all of us—by being the instrument of Hester's debut at Gravesend Academy.
    p. 297.2

There are no more uses of "debut" in A Prayer for Owen Meany.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®Wikipedia Article