a very sociable person who flits from one social event to another
likened to a butterfly flitting between flowers
“Because he was not a social butterfly, he rarely went out in Washington,” Brokaw reminded me.
Too often, however, the men of parts follow the example of the brilliant professor who married a “social butterfly.”
We cannot suppose that Nature is content with the egoism of the social butterfly.
I rebel; and shall amaze Maman by becoming a social butterfly for a season.
The woman whom she had regarded as a social butterfly sat beside her on the bed and placed a friendly arm round her neck.
Had he been any one else than the brother of Mabel, Joe would simply have classed him as a social butterfly and let it go at that.
"Look down," called Baird, and Merton lowered his gaze under the ardent regard of the social butterfly.
He's always had a good deal more money than was good for him, and been a sort of social butterfly.
I hate to think that he may become a social butterfly on account of his title, but a stanza from Calverly haunts my memory.
"I wonder if she bled Anstruther," inwardly growled Hawke, as he recognized the name of that social butterfly's bankers.