1. 〔家格〕a family's social standing;〔家系〕(one's) lineage, pedigree
    • 彼女は家柄がよい[悪い]
    • She comes of a good [humble] family.
    • 彼はもと貴族の家柄の出だ
    • He comes from an aristocratic family./He is of aristocratic stock.