Definition of haut monde in English:

haut monde

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Pronunciation: /əʊ ˈmɒ̃d
 
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noun

(the haut monde)
  • Fashionable society: the haut monde’s artificial hypocrisy
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    • 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.

Origin

French, literally 'high world'.

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