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English definition of “the chattering classes”

the chattering classes

noun [plural]     UK informal disapproving
well-educated middle-class people who enjoy discussing political, cultural, and social matters and who express opinions on a lot of subjectsClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
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