Definition of the upper middle class noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the upper middle class

; NAmE
[singular + singular or plural verb] (also the upper middle classes [plural])
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the class of people in British society between the middle class and the upper class. Its members include people such as company directors, professors or barristers, who have a high social status and may earn a lot of money. In modern Britain, however, it is less common to identify people in this way.