One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a person) having a title indicating high social or official rank.
aristocratic, noble, noble-born, of noble birth, patrician, blue-blooded, high-born, well born, elite, upper-crust, landowning, landed, born with a silver spoon in one's mouthView synonyms
- ‘He was also a great hit among titled Australians and particularly, so it seems, among titled women.’
- ‘Such crude words from your lips is unforgivable in the daughter of a titled lord, is it not?’
- ‘White markings probably denote his status as a titled member of the Peri warrior society.’
- ‘Three weeks after he beat his most titled rivals to become the national champion.’
- ‘With the death of her titled father in 1934, the barony passed to her eldest brother.’
- ‘This is great for titled players, who want all that information at their fingertips.’
- ‘She was a titled lady and her daughter worked for the Queen, as she was then, who recently died.’
- ‘It's all very incongruous coming from the mouth of a titled man whose toffee vowels are drawn out like a penny chew.’
- ‘The wives of titled men have been joined or replaced by women who are successful in their own right.’
- ‘Norma Reeve, from a lowly background in the East End, was taken in by a titled lady with servants and a butler who served Norma her meals.’
- ‘He wasn't a titled man, or a man of property, like those who signed the Declaration.’
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