glitterati

[glit-uh-rah-tee]
plural noun
wealthy or famous people who conspicuously or ostentatiously attend fashionable events.

Origin:
1935–40; blend of glitter and literati

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

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Example sentences
If you're more literati than glitterati, this stylish charmer is for you.
But don't overdo it-the public is wiser than the glitterati, and will soon scent a crude attempt to buy popularity.
He was greeted with warm applause by a crowd filled with baseball glitterati.
The glitterati of the art scene were due to attend, as the hostess had connections to all the dealers, artists and buyers.
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