Definitions

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  • n. a fashionable young woman of the upper classes

Etymologies

From Sloane Square + Lone Ranger (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After eight years of dating, this stylish Sloane Ranger patiently and perfectly nabbed one of the world's most eligible bachelors and his late mother's stunning oval sapphire and diamond engagement ring -- which was a perfect fit.

    Colleen Mullaney: A Toast for the Royal Couple, Wills and Kate!

  • But Peter York, author of The Sloane Ranger's Handbook, and a keen anthropologist of the posh, compares the displacement of the upper classes to that of an indigenous people, forced off their land by loggers.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Previous Daphne Guinness: from Sloane Ranger to style icon Previous Daphne Guinness: from Sloane Ranger to style icon Behind the scenes on David Beckham's latest ad campaign All the action from the fashion shows, front rows, backstage and parties.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • William's mother, the late Princess Diana, was an archetypal Sloane Ranger when she joined Great Britain's royal family in the early 1980s.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • Her fashion aesthetic, if you need a label, leans toward what Huffington Post's royal expert, Yvonne Yorke, calls "modern Sloane Ranger."

    chron.com Chronicle

  • Sloane Ranger showed at 1 m.; well spotted sprinting acquiring Pennington.

    NY Daily News

  • They went to the ballet at Covent Garden; they were invited to attend a dinner at London’s Guildhall to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Nobel Prize–winning discovery of DNA; and they even featured prominently in Tatler magazine, house journal of the snobbish Sloane Ranger set.

    Posh & Becks

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