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  • adj. Fashionable and elegant, well-groomed.


From French soigné, from soigner. (Wiktionary)


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  • WORD: soigné

    DEFINITION: fashionable and elegant.

    EXAMPLE: ' I had a paper tube in my mouth. It was stuffed with leaves. I set it on fire. It was a soigné thing to do . . .

    ' And I got out of the car to stretch my legs, which was another soigné thing to do. '

    --- 1973. KURT VONNEGUT. Breakfast of Champions, or, Goodbye Blue Monday. Epilogue (Page 284).

    January 23, 2014

  • It also means 'showing sophisticated elegance;fashionable'. It is is pronounced (swan-YA)

    August 1, 2008

  • adj. - 'carefully done'; well- groomed.

    May 16, 2008