noun (plural milieux pronounced same, or milieus)
A person’s social environment: he grew up in a military milieu
More 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'.