a fashionable social set composed of wealthy people who travel frequently by jetliner to parties and resorts.
- jet-setter, noun
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How to use jet set in a sentence
She hosted the international jet-set in Spain and even opened her home to Yves Saint-Laurent for a Dior fashion show in 1959.
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Her fantasy of their leaving London for a jet set humanitarian life in Australia or South Africa was delusional.Princess Diana Was the Girlfriend From Hell. Why Is This Movie So Boring? | Tina Brown | November 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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Evidently, Hank decided, all of this dozen-odd cluster of youngsters were connected with the jet-set underground.Combat | Dallas McCord Reynolds
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
- jet-setter, noun
- jet-setting, adjective
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