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high society

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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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This set, consisting almost exclusively of diplomats, evidently had its own interests which had nothing to do with war or politics but related to high society, to certain women, and to the official side of the service.
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.
Music and singing will fill the air when the group perform the classic High Society in April.
A History of Dupont Circle: Center of High Society in the Capital
Royal politics and high society blend with a murder mystery steeped in history and intrigue, spiced with a first personal observational tone perfect for any avid mystery reader looking for more depth and action than most.
Fans of Downton Abbey might recognize and be drawn to this world with a veneer of high society manners and strict class rules.
A new production of the Cole Porter classic High Society arrives at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle, from tomorrow, starring Michael Praed in the role of Dexter Haven.
HE'S the 1980s TV star who is now living it up in the 1930s, as the star of the glamorous musical High Society.