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social class

a grouping of people with similar values, interests, income, education, and occupations.

social class

1. Social standing or position. Synonym: socioeconomic status
2. A group of people with shared culture, privilege, or position.
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Why are low-class turf fixtures not subjected to the same criticism?
All-Weather tracks will have to fight hard to change the perception of offering low-class racing.
Turbo Linn started out in low-class bumper races on tracks in the north of England, making her debut with a 15-length win at Carlisle last October.
Why do you insist on mentioning that low-class nigger?
Garzon rose to fame by appearing on television dressed as a low-class shoeshine interviewing top politicians with a barrage of indiscreet questions about their personal lives.
Though the show is basically a low-rent version of the exceedingly low-class Springer programming (complete with its own musclebound Bubba the Bouncer), the ability of people to not only ask questions, but talk to each other online as they're doing so heralds some new kind of medium.
On the other hand, it is difficult to envision any reader with a minimum of social interpretation who will find anything entertaining or engaging about the exploits of these young men: even a reader who is likely to be thoroughly masculinist will probably reject these youths on class grounds: hooliganism is reprehensible not because it is masculinist but because it is low-class.
As a nurse, Morrison knew this unfriendly service was only an amplified version of the care usually offered the hospital's largely low-class clientele-or, for that matter, average hospital patients anywhere in the country.
The Serb is 9-1 to make it a low-class title double this week but while Jovanovski has ability she may not be a world-beater.
We're told the Queen herself thought it was a bit low-class when Kate accepted that little sinecure at fashion chain Jigsaw.
We watch this couple - virtual unknowns in the US - hanging around being low-class and boring in various venues from home (she has pink appliances in her kitchen) to parties.
Stella Dallas'' - Barbara Stanwyck plays a low-class mom who gives up her own happiness to devote herself to her daughter.