1. occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society
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How To Use upper-class In A Sentence

  • The additional fact that New Orleans has upper-class and middle-class black populations has been a significant factor in such projects.
  • He too gave off an air of upper-classness, but, like his father, he didn't seem at all posh.
  • The name Brahmin was used in Boston in the 1800s to describe a cultured person from an established upper-class family, and was chosen by the Business Wire Travel News
  • He was educated, he tells us, at expensive private schools, speaks with a languid upper-class voice, lives in a very nice house and has a semi-dormant baronetcy.
  • Although her elder sister Nancy had immortalised their parents as upper-class bumpkins in the Oxfordshire countryside, their background was in fact exotic.
  • Her wealth and reputation gave her entree into upper-class circles.
  • His years in Britain as a cricketer had been his passport to upper-class circles.
  • The Counterreformation helped establish new charitable institutions, the case di carita, that were geared toward the support of single women from the lower classes but also allowed some upper-class women a retreat from marriage (in ways that resemble the beguinages of northern Europe).
  • Also, Freud made his observations and thus derived his theory from a limited population, primarily upper-class Austrian women living in a strict era of the 1900s.
  • Today it's just as common to find upper-class kids adopting "mockney" - mock Cockney Kansas City Star: Front Page
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