Definition of grand monde in English:

grand monde

(also grande monde)

noun

  • With the. Fashionable society; high society.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Dryden (1631–1700), poet, playwright, and critic. From French grand monde, also † grande monde from grand + monde.

Pronunciation

grand monde

/ˌɡrɒ̃ ˈmɒnd/