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high society

n.

high society

n
(Sociology)
a. the upper classes, esp when fashionable
b. (as modifier): her high-society image.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.high society - the fashionable elitehigh society - the fashionable elite    
Four Hundred - the exclusive social set of a city
elite, elite group - a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
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Then, wishing to secure a brilliant position in high society, he learnt to dance excellently and very soon was invited to all the balls in the best circles, and to some of their evening gatherings.
As for the Marquis himself, I doubt to this day if he was a Marquis--although about the fact that he had formerly belonged to high society (for instance, in Moscow and Germany) there could be no doubt whatever.
A stout stately dame received them with a smile; but she expressed much dissatisfaction that a common field-bird, as she called the lark, should appear in such high society.
It recounts, in the Richardsonian letter form, the experiences of a country girl of good breeding and ideally fine character who is introduced into the life of London high society, is incidentally brought into contact with disagreeable people of various types, and soon achieves a great triumph by being acknowledged as the daughter of a repentant and wealthy man of fashion and by marrying an impossibly perfect young gentleman, also of great wealth.
people in high society always have their subjects of conversation, /c'est de rigueur/, but people of the middle sort like us, thinking people that is, are always tongue-tied and awkward.
The robbers - who copied High Society thief Raffles - should have been filmed TWICE in the raid in London's West End.
Alaska's high society blesses Whitney-Hendrickson couple
But even with his many successes and numerous commissioned pieces for high society and celebrities, anyone who has met Ro Diaz or seen any of his pieces knows that his head and heart remain true to his Cuban-American roots.
Held in the ballroom of the inn, the festival will feature the High Society Jazz Band from 6 to 10 p.
Beginning Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 PM (ET/PT), Court TV and Dominick Dunne are taking viewers behind mansion walls and country club gates at some of the country's most exclusive locales for a look at the more sinister side of high society in Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege and Justice.
The eight-year-plus odyssey, which ends with Williams' unexpected death in early 1990, is a freewheeling gothic tale of jurisprudence and voodoo, high society and motormouthed drag queens.
He spent the night with one of them and later dated high society babe Tara Palmer Tomkinson.