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 Dictionary entry overview: What does socio-economic class mean? 

  The noun SOCIO-ECONOMIC CLASS has 1 sense:

1. people having the same social or economic status

  Familiarity information: SOCIO-ECONOMIC CLASS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1socio-economic class [BACK TO TOP]


People having the same social or economic status

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects


class; social class; socio-economic class

Context examples:

the working class / an emerging professional class

Hypernyms ("socio-economic class" is a kind of...):

people ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "socio-economic class"):

domain; world (people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest)

caste (a social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth)

caste ((Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity)

upper class; upper crust (the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy)

ninja (a class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations)

firing line (the most advanced and responsible group in an activity)

immigrant class (recent immigrants who are lumped together as a class by their low socioeconomic status in spite of different cultural backgrounds)

center (politically moderate persons; centrists)

old school (a class of people favoring traditional ideas)

market (the customers for a particular product or service)

craft; trade (people who perform a particular kind of skilled work)

yeomanry (class of small freeholders who cultivated their own land)

underworld (the criminal class)

demimonde (a class of woman not considered respectable because of indiscreet or promiscuous behavior)

age class (people in the same age range)

agriculture (the class of people engaged in growing food)

brotherhood; fraternity; sodality (people engaged in a particular occupation)

estate; estate of the realm (a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country and formerly possessing distinct political rights)

labor; labour; proletariat; working class (a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages)

lower class; underclass (the social class lowest in the social hierarchy)

bourgeoisie; middle class (the social class between the lower and upper classes)

booboisie (class consisting of all those who are considered boobs)

commonality; commonalty; commons (class composed of persons lacking noble or knightly or gentle rank)

peasantry (the class of peasants)

fair sex; woman; womanhood (women as a class)

Holonyms ("socio-economic class" is a member of...):

class structure (the organization of classes within a society)

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