silk-stocking definition by Webster's New World
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- fashionably or richly dressed; elegant
- wealthy, aristocratic, or upper-class
☆ a member of the wealthy or aristocratic class
silk-stocking definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A wealthy, aristocratic, or elegantly dressed person.
Wealthy; aristocratic: a silk-stocking district; silk-stocking prep schools.