(n). A group of people mainly from New England(1) who have attended Ivy League private schools and spend their time talking about how much they despise “white trash” Americans from mainly south east United States. Sometimes overtly naming the people as the underclass may be deemed unfashionable, so the activities and habits will be criticized, such as hunting, gun ownership, nuclear family units, church membership, and self-employment(2).
(1): Immigration into the Cocktail Circuit is allowed only as long the member is foreign to the United States or is willing to criticize their family and society of origin at every introduction.
(2): Self-employment can be considered an anti-union activity in the Cocktail Circuit. And nothing is considered more respectable to the “blue collar” workers, underclass, than demanding they belong to a national union.