Meaning of “baronet” in the English Dictionary


"baronet" in English

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baronetnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbær.ə us /ˈber.ə

Examples from literature

  • I believe the nation expects me to be made a baronet. 
  • On this occasion he asked only for the baronet. 
  • The baronet smiled kindly, and shook his head. 
  • There was a moment's hesitation, and then the young baronet spoke out manfully. 
  • They never failed to let you know, too, that he was supposed to be the son of a baronet. 

(Definition of “baronet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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