café society


Definition of café society

: society of persons who are regular patrons of fashionable cafés

Examples of café society in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Showplace’s cafe society analyzed this transaction for the rest of the day. Alex Traub, New York Times, "Is Manhattan’s Flea Market Culture Dying?," 19 Sep. 2019 After arguing with a group of American Communists who comprised Havana’s new cafe society, a sobered Cohen shaved the beard and put on a seersucker suit, as recounted by Nadel. Judy Cantor-navas, Billboard, "Leonard Cohen's Havana Adventures Chronicled in New 'Drawn & Recorded' Season: Watch a Preview," 2 May 2018 In 2010, the cafe was the site of the city’s first parklet, a place that was coffee grounds zero for the newly emerging Divisadero Street cafe society. Leah Garchik, San Francisco Chronicle, "Homage to the Christmas lights next door," 4 Jan. 2018

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Café society.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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