Having a wealthy or privileged background: she was a baronet’s granddaughter and had a silver-spoon upbringing
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- World War II intervenes, just barely making an impact on the story, and Allie lands a silverspoon fiancé.
- Are you going to believe someone who has dedicated their silver-spoon upbringing and life's work to making as much money as quickly as possible?
- Mr Alexander denies any suggestion that he is a silver-spoon politician.