Definitions for upper-class

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up′per class′(n.)

  1. a class above the middle class, characterized by wealth and social prestige.

    Category: Sociology

Origin of upper class:

1830–40

up′per-class′(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. upper class, upper crust(adj)

    the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy

  2. upper-class(adj)

    occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society

Wiktionary

  1. upper-class(Adjective)

    of high social position

  2. upper-class(Adjective)

    aristocratic

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