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English definition of “the jet set”

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the jet set

noun [S, + sing/pl verb] uk   informal us  
rich, fashionable people who travel around the world enjoying themselves
Translations of “the jet set”
in Chinese (Traditional) (環遊世界享樂的)富豪一族…
in Chinese (Simplified) (周游世界享乐的)富豪一族…
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