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See definition of doyenne on Dictionary.com
  • as ingolden ager
  • as inmaster
  • as inoldster
  • as insenior

synonyms for doyenne

  • ancient
  • doyen
  • elder
  • elderly person
  • first-born
  • grandfather
  • grandmother
  • head
  • matriarch
  • old folk
  • old-timer
  • oldster
  • patriarch
  • pensioner
  • retired person
  • senior citizen
  • artist
  • authority
  • connoisseur
  • doctor
  • genius
  • guru
  • professional
  • scientist
  • ace
  • adept
  • artiste
  • buff
  • champion
  • conqueror
  • doyen
  • maestro
  • maven
  • pro
  • pundit
  • sage
  • savant
  • shark
  • victor
  • virtuoso
  • whiz
  • winner
  • wizard
  • old hand
  • old pro
  • past master
  • prima donna
  • proficient
  • real pro
  • whiz-bang
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How to use doyenne in a sentence

I had no idea what les manches de cour were, and, naturally, I went to the doyenne to find out.
THE SUNNY SIDE OF DIPLOMATIC LIFE, 1875-1912LILLIE DEHEGERMANN-LINDENCRONE
Madame la doyenne was so overcome that for a moment speech left her.
THE SUNNY SIDE OF DIPLOMATIC LIFE, 1875-1912LILLIE DEHEGERMANN-LINDENCRONE
There was no alternative, and the absence of the doyenne must explain itself as best it could.
THE SUNNY SIDE OF DIPLOMATIC LIFE, 1875-1912LILLIE DEHEGERMANN-LINDENCRONE
She did not seem in the least surprised at seeing me alone; possibly the doyenne had written her own account of the headache.
THE SUNNY SIDE OF DIPLOMATIC LIFE, 1875-1912LILLIE DEHEGERMANN-LINDENCRONE
When I reached home I changed my dress and drove to the house of the "suffering" doyenne.
THE SUNNY SIDE OF DIPLOMATIC LIFE, 1875-1912LILLIE DEHEGERMANN-LINDENCRONE
The doyenne stood by the door which led into the Throne Room through which she was to enter.
THE SUNNY SIDE OF DIPLOMATIC LIFE, 1875-1912LILLIE DEHEGERMANN-LINDENCRONE
The Pekinese lay around solaced by the arrival of their mistress and of their doyenne.
IN THE WILDERNESSROBERT HICHENS
This one was a Doyenne du Comice, the most delicious kind of all.
MORE TRIVIALOGAN PEARSALL SMITH
Our "Doyenne," Countess Karolyi, was superb—also with magnificent jewels.
LETTERS OF A DIPLOMAT'S WIFEMARY KING WADDINGTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DOYENNE

  • ancient
  • doyen
  • doyenne
  • elder
  • elderly person
  • first-born
  • grandfather
  • grandmother
  • head
  • matriarch
  • old folk
  • old-timer
  • oldster
  • patriarch
  • pensioner
  • retired person
  • senior citizen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.