socialite

[ soh-shuh-lahyt ]
/ ˈsoʊ ʃəˌlaɪt /

noun

a socially prominent person.

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Origin of socialite

First recorded in 1925–30; social + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for socialite

socialite
/ (ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪt) /

noun

a person who is or seeks to be prominent in fashionable society
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