high society

high so·ci·e·ty
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [hahy suh-sahy-i-tee]
    • /haɪ səˈsaɪ ɪ ti/
    • /haɪ səˈsaɪəti/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hahy suh-sahy-i-tee]
    • /haɪ səˈsaɪ ɪ ti/

Definitions of high society words

  • noun high society society (def 9). 1
  • uncountable noun high society You can use high society to refer to people who come from rich and important families. 0
  • noun high society the upper classes, esp when fashionable 0
  • noun high society (as modifier) 0

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Origin of high society

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
First recorded in 1915-20

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Parts of speech for High society


high society popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

high society usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for high society

noun high society

  • jet set — a fashionable social set composed of wealthy people who travel frequently by jetliner to parties and resorts.
  • aristocracy — The aristocracy is a class of people in some countries who have a high social rank and special titles.
  • beau monde — the world of fashion and society
  • beautiful people — wealthy, fashionable people of the leisure class
  • cafe society — people, esp intellectuals and artists who meet in cafés

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