sophisticated, fashionable people as a group: a shop catering to the smart set.
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How to use smart set in a sentence
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There have been two standard lines on Cain among the smart set.Michael Tomasky: How Herman Cain’s Vanity Sank His Campaign | Michael Tomasky | December 1, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is called the "smart set," you understand, and I will give you an idea of how "smart" it is.The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society | Upton Sinclair
The book is filled with Mr. Bensons clever observations on the English smart set, and the love-story shows him at his best.The Angel of Pain | E. F. Benson
Of the brief vogue of bicycling among the "smart set" I have spoken already.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV. | Charles L. Graves
British Dictionary definitions for smart set
(functioning as singular or plural) fashionable sophisticated people considered as a group
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Other Idioms and Phrases with 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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