the jet set

Definition of the jet set

somewhat old-fashioned
:wealthy people who often travel to different parts of the world

Word by Word Definitions

jet play
  1. : an airplane powered by one or more jet engines

  2. : jet engine

  3. : a long narrow current of high-speed winds (such as a jet stream)

  1. : to travel by jet airplane

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

  1. : to spout forth : gush

  2. : to emit in a stream : spout

  1. : an intense black

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

  1. : of the color jet

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

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

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

  1. : the act or action of setting

  2. : the condition of being set

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

  1. : intent, determined

  2. : intentional, premeditated

  3. : fixed by authority or appointment : prescribed, specified


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