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ˌdɛb əˈnɛərdebonair

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. debonair, debonaire, debonnaire, suave(adj)

    having a sophisticated charm

    "a debonair gentleman"

  2. chipper, debonair, debonaire, jaunty(adj)

    having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air

    "looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton; "life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds; "walked with a jaunty step"; "a jaunty optimist"


  1. debonair(Adjective)

    Gracious, courteous.

  2. debonair(Adjective)

    Suave, urbane and sophisticated.

  3. debonair(Adjective)

    (especially of men) Charming, confident and carefully dressed.

  4. Origin: de bon air "having good appearances"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Debonair(adj)

    characterized by courteousness, affability, or gentleness; of good appearance and manners; graceful; complaisant

  2. Origin: [OE. debonere, OF. de bon aire, debonaire, of good descent or lineage, excellent, debonair, F. dbonnaire debonair; de of (L. de) + bon good (L. bonus) + aire. See Air, and Bounty, and cf. Bonair.]


  1. Debonair

    Debonair was a British airline operating mainly from London Luton Airport offering flights to and from Spain, France, Germany and Italy. It ceased operations in October 1999.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Debonair

    deb-o-nār′, adj. of good appearance and manners: elegant: courteous: gay.—adv. Debonair′ly.—n. Debonair′ness. [Fr. de, of, bon, good, air, appearance, manner.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of debonair in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of debonair in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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