Definition of だて

だてdate Inflection

noun / adjectival noun:

  • elegance; dandyism; sophistication; having style
  • affectation; showing off; putting on an air; appearances; doing something just for show

Example Sentences

They sell us freshly caught fish in the early morning market.
He has just become a principal.
It's outrageous that you're riding a bicycle even though you're a woman. Women should stop trying to imitate men.

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