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the chattering classes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe chattering classesthe chattering classesBritish EnglishCLASS IN SOCIETY educated middle-class people who like to discuss and have opinions about recent events and situations in society chatter
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the chattering classesHamlet re-visited, or Art aspiring to the condition of group therapy for the chattering classes?No ordinary person wants them any more, though they will for years to come provide talking points for the chattering classes.The chattering classes of Blackheath may find his food digestible enough, but my cellmate Paul was flabbergasted.
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