jet-set

jet set

noun
a fashionable social set composed of wealthy people who travel frequently by jetliner to parties and resorts.

Origin:
1950–55

jet-setter, noun
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jet set
 
n
a.  a rich and fashionable social set the members of which travel widely for pleasure
 b.  (as modifier): jet-set travellers
 
'jet-setter
 
n
 
'jet-setting
 
adj

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jet-set(ters) definition


  1. n.
    young and wealthy people who fly by jet from resort to resort. : The jet-set doesn't come here anymore.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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