the jet set

Definition of the jet set

somewhat old-fashioned

  1. :  wealthy people who often travel to different parts of the world

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a compact velvet-black coal that takes a good polish and is often used for jewelry

    :  an intense black

  1. :  of the color jet

  1. :  to spout forth :  gush

    :  to emit in a stream :  spout

  1. :  a usually forceful stream of fluid (such as water or gas) discharged from a narrow opening or a nozzle

    :  a narrow stream of material (such as plasma) emanating or appearing to emanate from a celestial object (such as a radio galaxy)

    :  a nozzle for a jet of fluid

  1. :  to travel by jet airplane

    :  to move or progress by or as if by jet propulsion

  1. :  to cause to sit :  place in or on a seat

    :  to put (a fowl) on eggs to hatch them

    :  to put (eggs) for hatching under a fowl or into an incubator

  1. :  the act or action of setting

    :  the condition of being set

    :  a number of things of the same kind that belong or are used together

  1. :  intent, determined

    :  intentional, premeditated

    :  fixed by authority or appointment :  prescribed, specified


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