doyenne[ doi-en; French dwa-yen ]SEE DEFINITION OF doyenne
Synonyms for doyenne
- old hand
- old pro
- past master
- prima donna
- real pro
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOYENNE
This one was a Doyenne du Comice, the most delicious kind of all.
I had no idea what les manches de cour were, and, naturally, I went to the doyenne to find out.
There was no alternative, and the absence of the doyenne must explain itself as best it could.
She did not seem in the least surprised at seeing me alone; possibly the doyenne had written her own account of the headache.
When I reached home I changed my dress and drove to the house of the "suffering" doyenne.
The doyenne stood by the door which led into the Throne Room through which she was to enter.
The Pekinese lay around solaced by the arrival of their mistress and of their doyenne.
Our "Doyenne," Countess Karolyi, was superb—also with magnificent jewels.