haut monde

[oh mond; French oh mawnd]

noun

high society.

Nearby words

  1. haustorium,
  2. haustration,
  3. haustrum,
  4. haut,
  5. haut cuisine,
  6. haut-rhin,
  7. hautbois,
  8. hautboy,
  9. haute,
  10. haute couture

Also haute-monde [oht-mond] /ˌoʊtˈmɒnd/.

Origin of haut monde

From French

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British Dictionary definitions for haut monde

haut monde

noun

high society

Word Origin for haut monde

literally: high world

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