soignée

soignée [swȧ nyā′]
adj.
Fr, fem. of soigné, pp. of soigner, to take care of, attend to < ML (Gallic) soniare < sonium, care < Frank * sunnja
dressed and groomed elegantly and with great care: said of a woman: the sp. used when referring to a man is soigné

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  • soignée — [swȧ nyā′] adj. [Fr, fem. of soigné, pp. of soigner, to take care of, attend to < ML (Gallic) soniare < sonium, care < Frank * sunnja] dressed and groomed elegantly and with great care: said of a woman: the sp. used when referring to a… …   English World dictionary

  • soignée — [[t]swɑ͟ːnjeɪ, AM je͟ɪ[/t]] ADJ GRADED (The spelling soigné is also used when referring to a man.) If you describe a person as soignée, you mean that they are very elegant. [FORMAL] ...looking very soignée in black. Syn: elegant …   English dictionary

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  • soignée — ● soigné, soignée nom Personne qui reçoit des soins …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • soignée — /ˈswanjeɪ/ (say swahnyay) adjective 1. carefully done. 2. well groomed. {French soignée (feminine), soigné (masculine) adjective} …   Australian English dictionary

  • soignée — adjective see soigné …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • soignée — adjective Of a woman: elegant, well groomed, sophisticated …   Wiktionary

  • soignee — adj. elegant, well groomed, dressed meticulously, having a neat appearance; fashionable; designed or furnished in a refined and tasteful style …   English contemporary dictionary

  • soignée — soi·gnée …   English syllables

  • soignee — adjective polished and well groomed; showing sophisticated elegance • Syn: ↑soigne • Similar to: ↑elegant …   Useful english dictionary

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