white-shoe

adjective
\ˈhwīt-ˈshü, ˈwīt-\

Definition of white-shoe 

: of, associated with, or characteristic of the privileged moneyed upper class : upper-crust a white-shoe law firm

First Known Use of white-shoe

1957, in the meaning defined above

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