Definition of haut monde in English:

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haut monde

Pronunciation: /ō ˈmôNd/ Pronunciation: /ˈmänd/


(the haut monde)
Fashionable society.
Example sentences
  • Settling in Paris, she sold her merchandise to the haut monde, and cultivated people who could do her some good.
  • Today it is not only the haut monde getting nipped and tucked, but also the average American.
  • Tech stocks may tumble and recession may loom, but the appetite for le Birkin in the haut monde seems insatiable.


Mid 19th century: French, literally 'high world'.

Words that rhyme with haut monde

abscond, beau monde, beyond, blonde, bond, correspond, demi-monde, despond, fond, frond, Gironde, pond, respond, ronde, second, wand

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Syllabification: haut monde

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