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Definition of "upper-class" []

  • Of high social position (adjective)
  • Aristocratic (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "upper-class" in a sentence
  • "Jewel thieves Fay Cheyney (Joan Crawford) and Charles (William Powell) operate successfully in English upper-class circles, she as a woman of mystery and he as a butler."
  • "Raphael’s name, in English upper-class circles in 1506, did not yet excite the kind of thrill and associated mad desire that it would in later centuries."
  • "Upper-class colonists had drunk just as heartily as their social inferiors before the War of Independence, but in the new nation, foreign visitors often commented that it was much more difficult to get a drink at an upper-class dinner party than it had been during the colonial era."