HyperDic: upper-class

English > 1 sense of the word upper-class:
ADJECTIVEallupper-classoccupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society
English > upper-class: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningOccupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society.
Attribute ofstatus, positionThe relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
Narrowerpropertied, property-owningowning land or securities as a principal source of revenue
qualityOf high social status
tweedy(of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy
u(chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language / language use
wellbornOf good or upper-class lineage
Oppositelower-class, low-classOccupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
middle-classOccupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy
Catalande classe alta

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