Definition of silk-stocking in English:

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Pronunciation: /silkˈstäkiNG/


North American
Wealthy; aristocratic: a silk-stocking crowd
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  • Some of the most "liberal" criminal judges I know, used to be silk-stocking corporate lawyers.
  • This train will carry the "silk stocking" crowd.

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Syllabification: silk-stock·ing

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