Meaning of distingué in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈstaŋɡeɪ/

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adjectivefeminine adjective distinguée/dɪˈstaŋɡeɪ/

  • Having a distinguished manner or appearance.

    ‘he was lean and distingué, with a small goatee’
    • ‘In the Wake Forest print, which is 25th in the series, Robert Macaire is the mendiant distingué, or ‘genteel beggar.’’
    • ‘For some, the last distinguishes itself by a slim margin for its stylistic rightness and the distinguée Carmen of Teresa Berganza.’


French, ‘distinguished’, from the verb distinguer.