smart set

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  1. sophisticated, fashionable people as a group: a shop catering to the smart set.

Origin of smart set

First recorded in 1885–90

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How to use smart set in a sentence

  • The smart set is devoting a good deal of attention of late to the costuming of house dogs.

  • The smart set absent from Newport were to be found at the Pier.

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British Dictionary definitions for smart set

smart set

  1. (functioning as singular or plural) fashionable sophisticated people considered as a group

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Other Idioms and Phrases with smart set

smart set

A fashionable social group, as in This restaurant has been discovered by the smart set. This idiom may be obsolescent. [Late 1800s]

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