English flashcard Word of the day: Grandee
Definition of this english word
: a man of elevated rank or station; especially : a Spanish or Portuguese nobleman of the first rank
: an important person, especially in a particular job or area of public life
Examples of this english word
After winning the golf tournament, the young player shook hands and posed for pictures with the grandees who had supplied the prize fund.
«People from around the nation and the world, who could not afford to live here full-time, increasingly come to California as tourists so they can live like Mediterranean grandees for a week or two.»