Definition of socialite
: a socially prominent person
Recent Examples of socialite from the Web
On Day 3 of Wimbledon, the newlywed socialite showed up to the elite tennis tournament in a lace sheer dress by Self-Portrait.
Socialite novelist invites eccentric medium to home for seance to gather material for next book, but scheme backfires.
In February, Trump dropped in on a Mar-a-Lago wedding of Nashville socialite Vanessa Falk, according to USA Today.
There will be a gourmet cooking class by celebrity chef Lenore Nolan-Ryan, keynote speaker Elaine Simmons, door prizes, wine tasting, and socialite networking.
There's Polly, the apple-pie-sweet would-be socialite who was just released from prison.
For decades in the early Twentieth Century, it was used a source of slave labor by Baltimore socialites who pressed women into unpaid domestic service with the help of lawyers.
Spenzer is known as a local historian who recently published her book, Socialites and Scofflaws, Avon Lake's Past.
It was granted by British authorities in 1939 to Joseph Edward Davies, the third husband of Marjorie Merriweather Post, the socialite who built the Mar-a-Lago resort that is now Mr. Trump’s cherished getaway.
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Definition of socialite for English Language Learners
: someone who is well-known in fashionable society and is often seen at parties and other social events for wealthy people
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