- a member of a trendy and acquisitive set of largely upper-middle-class young people of London, England.
Origin of Sloane Ranger
1970–75; blend of Sloane Square, London, and Lone Ranger hero of radio and television Westerns
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- informal a young upper-class or upper-middle-class person, esp a woman, having a home in London and in the country, characterized typically as wearing expensive informal country clothesAlso called: Sloane
C20: coined by Peter York, punning on Sloane Square, London SW1, and Lone Ranger, television cowboy character
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