jet set

noun

Definition of jet set

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

jet-set

adjective

jet-setter

play \ˈjet-ˌse-tər\ noun

jet-setting

play \ˈjet-ˌse-tiŋ\ adjective

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1949


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