Definition of socialite
: a socially prominent person
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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.
Socialite turned political spoofer Paris Hilton has hit web gold with her faux bid for presidency.
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SOCIALITE Defined for English Language Learners
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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