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Definition of debonair adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

debonair

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌdebəˈneə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdebəˈner//
 
(old-fashioned) Attractiveness, Male attractiveness, Confident
 
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(usually of men) fashionable and confident See related entries: Attractiveness, Male attractiveness, Confident Word Origin Middle English (in the sense ‘meek or courteous’): from Old French debonaire, from de bon aire ‘of good disposition’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: debonair