Definition of Jet set

1. Noun. A set of rich and fashionable people who travel widely for pleasure.

Generic synonyms: Band, Circle, Lot, Set

Definition of Jet set

1. Noun. (idiomatic) A set of wealthy people who travel for pleasure ¹

2. Adjective. Relating to the life style of the jet set. ¹

3. Verb. To follow the life style of the jet set. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jet Set

jet engine
jet engines
jet fighter
jet fighters
jet injection
jet injector
jet lag
jet lags
jet machine
jet nebuliser
jet off
jet pack
jet packs
jet plane
jet propulsion
jet set (current term)
jet sets
jet setter
jet setters
jet setting
jet ski
jet skis
jet stream
jet streams

Literary usage of Jet set

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"El—Main jet set screw. F —Float (metal). G —Main jet. G2—Needle valve collar. H —Cap jet. I —Compensator. J —Priming plug idling well. ..."

2. Remarks on Mr. J. P. Collier's and Mr. C. Knight's Editions of Shakespeare by Alexander Dyce (1844)
"Possibly a misprint for ' beaded jet,' and so, Malone remarks, it was formerly printed; but as the original may mean jet set in metal, we do not alter it. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Cannel coal from Scotland is occasionally used in the place of jet ; and it is not uncommon for brooches to be made of a carving of Whitby jet set in a ..."

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