socialite

noun
so·​cial·​ite | \ ˈsō-shə-ˌlīt How to pronounce socialite (audio) \

Definition of socialite

: a socially prominent person

Examples of socialite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As a socialite and a former serial monogamous, my adult years have teemed with staggering levels of distraction. Alex Wagner, SPIN, 16 June 2022 Another addition is Amber Anderson as Lady Diana Mitford, a real-life socialite and future wife to Oswald Mosley. Josh St. Clair, Men's Health, 9 June 2022 The British socialite and ex-girlfriend of Epstein has been locked up since her arrest and complained repeatedly about the abhorrent conditions of her confinement. Rebecca Rosenberg, Fox News, 15 Nov. 2021 In May, a wealthy socialite and a senior police official were on a moonlit pier in paradise. CBS News, 2 Oct. 2021 Real-life socialite and Bright Young Thing, Diana Mitford (Amber Anderson), is introduced as one of the conspirators who wants Great Britain to follow in the footsteps of 1930s Germany and Italy. Emma Fraser, Town & Country, 11 June 2022 In the beginning, there was a wealthy socialite who dressed up like a bat to solve crimes. Oliver Sava, EW.com, 8 Mar. 2022 Martha is a celebrity Arkansan socialite and wife to Nixon’s loyal Attorney General, John Mitchell (Penn). Jennifer Maas, Variety, 2 Feb. 2022 Epstein’s longtime associate, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, was convicted on Wednesday of helping recruit and groom underage girls for Epstein to abuse over at least a decade. NBC News, 1 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of socialite

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of socialite was in 1909

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25 Jun 2022

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“Socialite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/socialite. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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