Definition of glitterati in English:

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glitterati

Pronunciation: /ˌɡlɪtəˈrɑːti/

plural noun

informal
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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with glitterati

Amati, arty, Astarte, castrati, chapatti, clarty, coati, ex parte, Frascati, Gujarati, hearty, illuminati, karate, Kiribati, lathi, literati, Marathi, obbligati (US obligati), party, tarty
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