upper crust

upper crust


Definition of UPPER CRUST

:  the highest social class or group; especially :  the highest circle of the upper class
upper–crust adjective

Examples of UPPER CRUST

  1. <the conference was a gathering of the upper crust of the computer programming industry>
  2. <a specialty clothing store for the upper crust>

First Known Use of UPPER CRUST



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