- the fashionable world; high society.
Origin of beau monde
Related Words for beau mondesociety
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Historical Examples of beau monde
Has he not an uncle a Bishop, and has he not the élite of the beau-monde to hear him?The London Pulpit
J. Ewing Ritchie
Within these four pillars, in a kind of magic rotundo, all the beau-monde of London move perpetually round and round.Travels in England in 1782
Charles P. Moritz
Sir H. I should ask you that question, madam, since your ladyship makes the beau-monde wherever you come.The Constant Couple
Others again--and these are the beau-monde--are wont to assume a half-Persian costume.Afghanistan and the Anglo-Russian Dispute
Theo. F. Rodenbough
The affair is already creating some excitement among the beau-monde.
- the world of fashion and society