Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A younger daughter or sister; a female cadet. See cadet, 2.

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  • noun rare feminine form of cadet

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I said to my son, who balanced a near-empty jar ofjam over a slice of brioche -- this, while glaring at his soeur cadette.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • I said to my son, who balanced a near-empty jar ofjam over a slice of brioche -- this, while glaring at his soeur cadette.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • I said to my son, who balanced a near-empty jar ofjam over a slice of brioche -- this, while glaring at his soeur cadette.

    non-voyant - French Word-A-Day

  • I refuse to consider some derivative of cad like “cadette.”

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  • I said to my son, who balanced a near-empty jar ofjam over a slice of brioche--this, while glaring at his soeur cadette.

    non-voyant - French Word-A-Day

  • I said to my son, who balanced a near-empty jar ofjam over a slice of brioche--this, while glaring at his soeur cadette.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Laura Kate was 12 year old child, an aspiring ballerina, certified scuba diver, cadette girl scout, and gifted student when she was abducted near her home in Friendswood, Texas on April 3rd, 1997.

    What would you do if your child vanished?

  • Carolus said the cadette system was modeled on the old South

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  • Although the reports were not linked to right-wing military groups, she said the cadette system revived authoritarianism and contradicted principles of the government of national unity.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Carolus added that the cadette system was "profoundly sexist" in that it taught boys to be aggresive.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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