Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The world of fashionable society.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The fashionable part of society.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The fashionable world; people of fashion and gayety.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fashionable world; people of fashion and gayety, collectively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fashionable elite

Etymologies

French : beau, good + monde, world, society.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French (Wiktionary)

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  • The world of high society and fashion. (from WordCraft)

    May 20, 2008