the jet set


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

Examples of the jet set in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The technically advanced 707 created an entirely new clique named in its honor: the jet set. The Editors, Robb Report, 28 Mar. 2024 The Concorde was grounded for good in 2003, but the jet set wasn’t: The proliferation of private aviation has picked up the slack. The Editors, Robb Report, 28 Mar. 2024 Now, two members of Congress have a plan to make that effect much more expensive for the jet set. Irina Ivanova, Fortune, 4 Feb. 2024 For now, that’s keeping the loudest element of the jet set at bay. Melinda Fulmer, Robb Report, 30 Nov. 2023 Courtesy of Izza One of those structures is the former home of famed interior designer Bill Willis, an American expat and designer credited with some of the jet set’s more fabulous interiors. Todd Plummer, Vogue, 24 Nov. 2023 Even the oldest, most iconic hotels have been revamped with contemporary décor, innovative restaurants, and amenities tailored to the jet set of today (Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, Cheval Blanc, and Château de la Messardière are the most exceptional examples). Amy Louise Bailey, Condé Nast Traveler, 27 Sep. 2023 The infiltration of the jet set is the driving force behind the schadenfreude emanating from social media in response to video footage of Burners — some of whom paid $2,750 for a single ticket — tromping through ankle-deep mud, unable to drive out of the camp following unusually heavy rain. Allison Morrow, CNN, 5 Sep. 2023 Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, a clutch of celebrities refuses to leave the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, which was built to impress the jet set. Steven Casale, Travel + Leisure, 9 Aug. 2023

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“The jet set.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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