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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.

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.
See also: jet, set

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.
See also: jet, set
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