- surroundings, especially of a social or cultural nature: a snobbish milieu.
Origin of milieu
Synonyms for milieu
Related Words for milieusambience, surroundings, climate, medium, neighborhood, space, locale, scene, element, sphere, setting, place, location, background, turf, bag, ambient, nabe
Examples from the Web for milieus
Contemporary Examples of milieus
Packer writes about these people and their milieus beautifully and precisely; respectfully and, when warranted, critically.Individual Lives in an Unforgiving America
May 22, 2013
Historical Examples of milieus
It will be a strange change of milieu for the child, but I have, I think, made her independent of milieus.Tante
Anne Douglas Sedgwick
- surroundings, location, or setting
Word Origin for milieu
- The totality of one's surroundings; an environment.
- The social setting of a mental patient.