Definition of higher class in English:

higher class

noun

  • A class of society or social grouping considered to have the highest social status; (in singular and plural, with the) the members of such a class. Compare "class", the higher orders.

adjective

  • Frequently with hyphen. Of, belonging to, or characteristic of the higher class.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From higher + class.

Pronunciation

higher class

/ˌhʌɪə ˈklas//ˌhʌɪə ˈklɑːs/