arbiter elegantiarum

noun
arbiter el·​e·​gan·​ti·​a·​rum | \ -ˌe-lə-ˌgan-shē-ˈa-rəm How to pronounce arbiter elegantiarum (audio) , -ˈer-əm\

Definition of arbiter elegantiarum

: a person who prescribes, rules on, or is a recognized authority on matters of social behavior and taste

First Known Use of arbiter elegantiarum

1728, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arbiter elegantiarum

borrowed from Latin, literally, "arbiter of refinements"

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