Definition of haut monde in English:

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haut monde

Pronunciation: /əʊ ˈmɒ̃d/

noun

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

Origin

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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