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Meaning of SOCIAL CLASS

Pronunciation:  'sowshul klas

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  people having the same social or economic status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class"
 
 Synonyms: class, socio-economic class
 
 See Also: age class, agriculture, booboisie, bourgeoisie, brotherhood, caste, center, class structure, commonality, commonalty, commons, craft, demimonde, domain, estate, estate of the realm, firing line, fraternity, immigrant class, labor, labour, lower class, market, middle class, old school, peasantry, people, proletariat, sodality, trade, underworld, upper class, upper crust, woman, womanhood, working class, world, yeomanry

 

 

Glossary
 
 Definition: a category of people who have generally similar educational histories, job opportunities, and social standing and who are conscious of their membership in a social group that is ranked in relation to others and is replicated over generations.
 

 

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