Definition of Park Lane in English:

Park Lane


  • Attributive Of or relating to Park Lane, especially with reference to the grand houses and hotels situated there. Hence allusively: any wealthy and aristocratic area; (by metonymy) the wealthy upper classes; the attitudes or outlook associated with them.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Thackeray (1811–1863), novelist. From Park Lane, the name of a street in the West End of London which runs alongside Hyde Park.


Park Lane

/ˌpɑːk ˈleɪn/