a socially prominent person.
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How to use socialite in a sentence
Since the gorgeously dressed socialite had shocked people in the modest abolition world by walking into a meeting in 1834, her fashionable Boston town house had become the beating heart of the Society that fueled the movement.The Speech That Launched Frederick Douglass’s Life as an Abolitionist | Linda Hirshman | February 16, 2022 | Time
When she came of age, Patrizia was a socialite in Milan, but despite her stepfather’s wealth, she was not necessarily part of Milan’s high society.
Born and raised in New York City, Shields is the product of Teri, a socialite and model, and Francis, a businessman, who separated after just a few months of marriage when Brooke was still a baby.
Once a community socialite, Geraldine Powe would hardly leave the house.Portland police threw dead possums at her family’s restaurant in 1981. Now she’s running for mayor. | Monica Rodman | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
Until she was indicted on multiple sex abuse charges on Wednesday, Baltimore socialite Molly Shattuck was practically perfect.From Baltimore Ravens Cheerleader to Mrs. Robinson | Brandy Zadrozny | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Another was the British socialite and photographer Tamara Beckwith, who now resides in New York.Michael Cera Brings ‘This Is Our Youth’ to Broadway After 18 Years | Tom Teodorczuk | September 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She said she had been single since a relationship ended two-and-a-half years before with [banker and socialite] Orin Lehman.
Kardashian was a relatively unknown socialite until 2007, when a sex tape of her with singer Ray J was released.Miss America Hypocrisy: The Vanessa Williams Nude Photo Shaming | Amanda Marcotte | July 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Paris Hilton was just another party-hopping socialite until her then-boyfriend, Rick Salomon, released their sex tape.So You Want to be a Porn Star? Inside the Sex Tape Phenomenon | Aurora Snow | July 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for socialite
a person who is or seeks to be prominent in fashionable society
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