upper class

NOUN
  1. the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy
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How To Use upper class In A Sentence

  • Drinking among the upper classes of Persian society, for example, took place at secret parties reminiscent of Greek symposia with their strictly ritualized etiquette and emphasis on poetry and discussion.
  • They distanced themselves from the upper class and adopted a communist ideology.
  • For the rest of the year, I fought with my father who felt that a piano was an otiose flamboyance of the upper classes. Moondog
  • The Labour left hate the Upper Classes and an old Etonian, sitting for the seat of Henley with a middle name of de Pfeffel who looks and sounds like a toff will be a target for all the bile they can produce. Boris "bigged up" by the BBC
  • The book pushes an agenda of choice (which can be code for vouchers), but the essential tenet is that when you look more closely at many middle and upper class schools, you find a lot that needs improvement, and fast. Lesley Chilcott: Books I Couldn't put Down
  • The upper classes usually send their children to expensive private schools.
  • These composed salads are a carryover from the upper class European-influenced households in Mexico both before and during the Porfiriato, when they were considered de rigeur for women. For Summertime or Anytime: Mexican Saladso
  • Not all women benefitted from the situation, but only those within the circle of the upper classes.
  • He does not though, claim that the upper classes are all-powerful.
  • Here is hoping the new breed of the upper class will do more exciting things with their money than sit on it. Times, Sunday Times
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