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People from an upper social class - thesaurus

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the upper class

noun

people who have the highest social status: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

aristocracy

noun

the people in the highest class of society, who usually have money, land, and power and who often have special titles, such as ‘duke’ or ‘countess’: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

the nobility

noun

people in the highest social class who usually have titles, for example dukes, duchesses, or earls

gentility

noun

the people who belong to a high social class, thought of as a group

polite society

noun

often humorous used for talking about people of a high social class, usually suggesting that they pretend that things they consider to be unpleasant do not exist

the upper crust

noun

informal people who belong to the highest social class

gentry

noun

an old word for people from a high social class

Brahman

noun

a Hindu who belongs to the highest caste (=social class), in which men were traditionally priests

gentleman

noun

an old word for a man from a family in a high social class

gentlewoman

noun

an old word for a woman who was well educated or who was from a high social class

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bhadralok

noun

Indian English a wealthy and well-educated class of people, usually Bengalis, in Indian society

bhadralok

noun

Indian English a member of the bhadralok class

chinless wonder

noun

Britishinformal a young man of a high social class who is weak or stupid

deb

noun

informal a debutante

debutante

noun

a young upper-class woman who appears for the first time at a ball and officially becomes part of fashionable society

dowager

noun

a woman who has a title or property because her dead husband belonged to a high social class

gentlefolk

noun

an old word for people who come from families in a high social class

grandee

noun

a man of very high social class in Spain or Portugal in the past

lady

noun

a woman from an upper social class in the UK, especially in the past

peeress

noun

a woman who is from a high social class in the UK and has a title such as ‘Lady

polite company

noun

polite society

scion

noun

literary a young member of a rich or important family

Sloane

noun

Britishinformalshowing disapproval a young upper-class English person, especially a woman

society

noun

the group of people in a country who are rich and fashionable or are from a high social class

toff

noun

Britishinformal old-fashioned someone from a high social class

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