Vocabulary: tony – high toned manner


Title: The Inner Circle
Author: Brad Meltzer
Sentence: All cities have old money, Washington D.C. has old money, but it also has old power. And Oak Hill [Cemetery], which was tucked into one of the toniest areas of Georgetown and extended its sprawling 22 acres of rolling green hills and obelisk dotted graves deep into Rock Creek Park, was well known, especially by those who cared to know, as the resting place for that power.
Page: 257

Word: tony
Definition:
  • marked by an aristocratic or high-toned manner or style
   Source: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toniest

Definitely not the circles I run around in…

One Response to “Vocabulary: tony – high toned manner”

  1. All these years and it took Facebook to tell me what my name means..haha

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