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
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Related Words for jetsettervisitor, sightseer, traveler, passenger, tourist, commuter, adventurer, migrant, sailor, pilgrim, hiker, rubberneck, stranger, tripper, wayfarer, excursionist, voyager, globetrotter, journeyer, drifter
- a rich and fashionable social set the members of which travel widely for pleasure
- (as modifier)jet-set travellers
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