a fashionable social set composed of wealthy people who travel frequently by jetliner to parties and resorts.
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Origin of jet set
First recorded in 1950–55
OTHER WORDS FROM jet setjet-setter, noun
Words nearby jet set
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British Dictionary definitions for jet set
- a rich and fashionable social set the members of which travel widely for pleasure
- (as modifier)jet-set travellers
Derived forms of jet setjet-setter, nounjet-setting, adjective
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