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cool (one's) jets

1. To calm oneself down; to become less agitated. I was really angry, so I had to just take a second and cool my jets before I did anything rash. Cool your jets back there, we'll be home in a few minutes.
2. To stifle or control one's eagerness, enthusiasm, or hastiness. The young senator has massive support in his home state, but he'd better cool his jets if he thinks the rest of the country will consider him presidential material. I know you want to get this project over and done with, but cool your jets and do the work carefully.
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the jet set

A group of wealthy individuals who travel globally, especially by private jet, to frequent fashionable resorts, social events, and the like. Mark's dream of joining the jet set finally came to fruition after he won the lottery.
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jet-set

Of or pertaining to a group of wealthy individuals who travel globally, especially by private jet, to frequent fashionable resorts, social events, and the like. Mark's dream of living the jet-set life finally came to fruition after he won the lottery.

jet-setter

A wealthy individual who travels globally, especially by private jet, to frequent fashionable resorts, social events, and the like. Mark's dream of becoming a jet-setter finally came to fruition after he won the lottery.

jet-setting

1. adjective Of or pertaining to a group of wealthy individuals who travel globally, especially by private jet, to frequent fashionable resorts and social events. Mark's dream of living the jet-setting life finally came to fruition after he won the lottery.
2. noun The actions or lifestyle of wealthy individuals who travel globally, especially by private jet, to frequent fashionable resorts and social events; such travel in itself. Mark's dream of jet-setting finally came to fruition after he won the lottery.

jet off

To fly somewhere. Those celebrities can just jet off to Europe whenever they want. Must be nice.
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jet

(from some place) (to some place) to travel from some place to some other place by jet airplane. They jetted from here to there. They jetted to here from there.

jet from something

to spurt from something. Water jetted from the broken pipe. A column of water jetted from the top of the fountain.
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the ˈjet set

the group of very rich and fashionable people who travel a lot, either on business or for pleasure: She’s really joined the jet set now, skiing in St. Moritz, winter holidays in Barbados, shopping in Paris... ▶ ˈjet-setter noun a person who belongs to the jet set: His job takes him to New York, Tokyo, Rome and Madrid. He’s a real jet-setter.
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jet off

v.
To depart and travel by airplane: They jetted off to Los Angeles for the weekend.
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jet

in. to leave a place rapidly; to go somewhere fast. Let’s jet. It’s late.

jet-set(ters)

n. young and wealthy people who fly by jet from resort to resort. The jet-set doesn’t come here anymore.

jet-set

verb

jet set

A fashionable social group. The term, which originated in the 1950s soon after the introduction of travel by jet-propelled aircraft, caught on rapidly, probably aided by its rhyme. It was applied first to the affluent socialites who traveled around the world to fashionable resorts; later it was extended to a well-to-do social group in general, whether or not its members actually traveled frequently. It replaced the earlier smart set, at least in America. See also beautiful people.
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cool your jets!

Calm down! This caution began with air force pilots reducing their jet planes' air speed and, by so doing, reducing strain on the engine caused by excess heat. Among similar “relax!” phrases are “hold your horses!” “chill out!” “keep your pants on!” and “don't get your bowels in an uproar!”
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