Definition of glitterati in English:


Line breaks: glit¦ter|ati
Pronunciation: /ˌglɪtəˈrɑːti


  • The fashionable set of people engaged in show business or some other glamorous activity: the neighbourhood has become a favourite haunt of the glitterati the glitterati of the art world
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    • Magazine writers are mining the territory of their day jobs to write bankable novels that bring readers inside the worlds of music and fashion glitterati.
    • Fashion shows are inevitable hangouts on the glitterati calendar.
    • Country's glitterati from the world of fashion, entertainment and Bollywood dazzled at the function.


1950s (originally US): blend of glitter and literati.

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