Definition of silk-stocking in English:


Syllabification: silk-stock·ing


North American
  • Wealthy; aristocratic: a silk-stocking crowd
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    • Some of the most "liberal" criminal judges I know, used to be silk-stocking corporate lawyers.
    • This train will carry the "silk stocking" crowd.

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