jet set

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  1. a fashionable social set composed of wealthy people who travel frequently by jetliner to parties and resorts.

Origin of jet set

First recorded in 1950–55

Other words from jet set

  • jet-setter, noun

Words Nearby jet set Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use jet set in a sentence

  • 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

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 set

  • jet-setter, noun
  • jet-setting, adjective

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