Boston Brahmin love

Definitions

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  • proper noun Alternative form of Boston brahmin.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A beefy fellow, a cardio man, with owlish glasses and the narrow pink face of the Boston Brahmin.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • In 1911, the San Francisco Symphony gave its inaugural concert under a debonair Boston Brahmin named Henry Hadley.

    A Centenarian Fit as a Fiddle

  • A beefy fellow, a cardio man, with owlish glasses and the narrow pink face of the Boston Brahmin.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • I figure him to be the scion of one of those old Boston Brahmin families whose name used to be part of some money management firm—White, Weld, Smith, Barney, Upham, Felton, Shore & Bladda-Bladda—but they got squeezed off the letterhead by a merger or an attempt at re-branding.

    A Divine Gate-Crasher at the Antique Car Show

  • She speaks with the unpretentious blue-collar New England accent that sounds like a happy amalgam of Boston Brahmin and Brooklyn bleacher bum.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • She speaks with the unpretentious blue-collar New England accent that sounds like a happy amalgam of Boston Brahmin and Brooklyn bleacher bum.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • Your old-line Boston Brahmin types like to squeeze their nickels until the buffalo become extinct, so they're always coming up with some lame excuse why we should represent-for free — their old frat brother "Trip" or "Trey" after he gets caught taking short lobsters, or defrauding widows and orphans in some convoluted pyramid scheme.

    Matt Slade, Esq.--Pro Bono Czar

  • She speaks with the unpretentious blue-collar New England accent that sounds like a happy amalgam of Boston Brahmin and Brooklyn bleacher bum.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • He imbibed the Federalist critique of Andrew Jackson during a brief conversation with a Boston Brahmin but declined to engage the president himself when he had the opportunity of a private audience.

    The Visitor

  • Henry Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts, the archetypal Boston Brahmin, in 1891 famously listed the most undesirable aliens.

    Untangling Immigration's Double Helix

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