noun (plural milieux or milieus pronunc. same or /-ljəːz/)
- A person’s social environment: Gregory came from the same aristocratic milieu as SidoniusMore example sentences
- Instead Schodt recreates the social and cultural milieus that surrounded MacDonald at various stages of his life.
- Alcoholism is so widespread here that it has a spiralling effect on the social milieu of the State.
- Joyce used his own life and the social milieu of Dublin through which he took an imaginary walk every day of his exiled life.
mid 19th century: French, from mi 'mid' + lieu 'place'.