white-shoe

adjective
\ ˈ(h)wīt-ˈshü How to pronounce white-shoe (audio) \

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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“White-shoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white-shoe. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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