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BON TON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bon ton mean? 

BON TON (noun)
  The noun BON TON has 1 sense:

1. the fashionable elite

  Familiarity information: BON TON used as a noun is very rare.


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BON TON (noun)


Sense 1bon ton [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The fashionable elite

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

beau monde; bon ton; high society; smart set; society

Hypernyms ("bon ton" is a kind of...):

elite; elite group (a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status)

Meronyms (members of "bon ton"):

Four Hundred (the exclusive social set of a city)


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