haut monde

noun \ ō-ˈmänd , ō-ˈmōⁿd \
variants: or less commonly haute monde play \ōt-ˈmänd, -ˈmōⁿd\

Definition of haut monde

: high society

Origin and Etymology of haut monde

French, literally, high world


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