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glit·te·ra·ti

 (glĭt′ə-rä′tē)
pl.n. Informal
Highly fashionable celebrities: "private parties on Park Avenue and Central Park West, where the literati mingled with glitterati" (Skylines).

[Blend of glitter and literati.]

glitterati

(ˌɡlɪtəˈrɑːtiː)
pl n
informal the leaders of society, esp the rich and beautiful; fashionable celebrities
[C20: from glitter + -ati as in literati]

glit•te•ra•ti

(ˌglɪt əˈrɑ ti)

n.pl.
ostentatiously wealthy, fashionable, or famous people.
[1935–40; b. glitter and literati]
Translations

glitterati

[ˌglɪtəˈrɑːtiː] NPL (hum) → celebridades fpl del mundillo literario y artístico

glitterati

[ˌglɪtəˈrɑːti] npl
the glitterati → les célébrités

glitterati

pl (inf)Hautevolee f
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