jet set


Definition of jet set

: an international social group of wealthy individuals who frequent fashionable resorts

Other Words from jet set

jet-set \ ˈjet-​ˌset How to pronounce jet set (audio) \ adjective
jet-setter \ ˈjet-​ˌse-​tər How to pronounce jet set (audio) \ noun
jet-setting \ ˈjet-​ˌse-​tiŋ How to pronounce jet set (audio) \ adjective

Examples of jet set in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Summertime isn’t the only season that the Wades love to jet set though. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 29 Aug. 2022 Ischia is an authentic Italian paradise filled with luxurious thermal hot springs and winding cobblestone streets brightened by bougainvillea, all attracting a growing number of the jet set arriving by private yacht. Jim Dobson, Forbes, 15 July 2022 With the arrival of the 5-star Mezzatorre Hotel & Thermal Spa, the island has become even more popular, with the jet set enjoying the seclusion of a resort offering its private bay and beach. Jim Dobson, Forbes, 15 July 2022 The property has long attracted the jet set from celebrities to royalty. Jim Dobson, Forbes, 15 July 2022 This monogrammed set will help the 21-year-old in your life keep things organized while they jet set. Jasmine Washington, Seventeen, 18 July 2022 But it’s this series, starring a top-notch Julia Garner as Delvey, that best explores its subject’s exploits, from living the high life among the international jet set to biding her time at Riker’s Island. The Editors, Town & Country, 16 July 2022 Christian Louboutin and Anselm Kiefer have bought houses there, but among the first of the jet set to put down roots in the area was Grange himself. Ian Phillips, ELLE Decor, 1 June 2022 The retro poolside photographs by Slim Aarons, in particular, set the jet set aesthetic of this collection, in the form of pool to bar styling and vibrant prints and color palette throughout. Angela Lei, Forbes, 16 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of jet set

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Jet set.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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