café society


: society of persons who are regular patrons of fashionable cafés

Examples of café society in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vogue did have artists capture the sartorial caprices of cafe society back in the day; these drawings usually illustrated points made in the accompanying text. Laird Borrelli-Persson, Vogue, 20 Sep. 2023 Ah, to be a member of cafe society. Meg Donohue, Town & Country, 5 Dec. 2022 Showplace’s cafe society analyzed this transaction for the rest of the day. Alex Traub, New York Times, 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, 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, 4 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of café society was in 1922

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“Café society.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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