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Meaning of DOYEN

Pronunciation:  doy'en

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a man who is the senior member of a group; "he is the dean of foreign correspondents"
 

DOYEN is a 5 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dean
 
 See Also: elder, senior

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Doy`en"\, n. [F. See {Dean}.]
Lit., a dean; the senior member of a body or group; as, the
doyen of French physicians. ``This doyen of newspapers.''
--A. R. Colquhoun.



 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: artist, authority, bell cow, bellwether, chief, dean, doyenne, elder, eldest, father, first-born, firstling, guide, high priest, important person, kingfish, kingpin, lead, leader, master, maven, older, oldest, personage, pilot, principal, proficient, senior, sire, superior, top dog, virtuoso
 

 

 

 

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