deb deb  /ˈdɛb/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a young woman making her debut into society

Usage(s):

  1. Once listed officially as a deb, the new blossom has only to sit back and wait for the invitations to pour in.
  2. Phyllis Adams, a pert swank Manhattan deb, has her own memory book of nightclub propositions from elegant gents, including Errol Flynn.
  3. The red-lipped, white-helmeted girl on the jacket looks like a dewy-eyed deb on safari; actually, the heroine is a medical missionary in her 40s.

News

  1. Guzo, Landis

    John and Sandy Guzo, Leola, Pa., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Guzo, to Matt Landis, son of Steve and Deb Landis, Willow Street, Pa.The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late John and Baldina Guzo, Swoyersville, Pa., and the late John and Constance Zampetti, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  2. Washington gardener creates hosta beds with name-inspired motif

    Hostas fill the curving flower beds behind Deb and Don McCollum's Washington home. Their garden is one of nine on that will be display during the Central Illinois Hosta Society 2013 Hosta Garden Walk June 22.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

  3. Face Time with Deb Homco

    Sugar Grove resident Deb Homco, 32, was participating in the Sugar Grove Community Garage Sale event when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Al Lagattolla.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Kane County Chronicle

Quotes

  • "Gay, gay and gay:. When I played [flamboyant Australian entertainer] Peter Allen [on Broadway in 'The Boy from Oz'], Deb saw the show about 50 times. She said the most infuriating times would be in the bathroom because all she'd hear is, 'Is he or...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Hugh Jackman Source: Access Hollywood

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