A division of a society based on social and economic status: people from different social classes and walks of life her social class excluded her from training at an art school [mass noun]: Austen was a keen observer of social class
More example sentences
- Apparently you can tell your social class by the way your sofas are arranged.
- You get no help if you come from the lower social classes, from the wrong side of the tracks.
- It doesn't matter which social class or part of town the clubbers come from, nor does it matter how much they earn.
Definition of social class in:
- The US English dictionary