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elitist

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of elitist

  1. being or characteristic of a person who has an offensive air of superiority and tends to ignore or disdain anyone regarded as inferior <the complacent, elitist attitude of the members at that suburban country club> Synonyms aristocratic, snobbish, high-hat, persnickety, potty, ritzy, snobby, snooty, snotty, toffee-nosed [chiefly British]Related Words aloof, arrogant, bumptious, haughty, high-and-mighty, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-handed, hoity-toity, huffish, huffy, imperious, lordly, overweening, peremptory, pompous, presumptuous, pretentious, supercilious, superior, toplofty (also topliftical), uppity; biggety (or biggity) [Southern & Midland], bigheaded, egoistic (also egoistical), egotistic (or egotistical), prideful, self-conceited, self-important, self-satisfied, smug, stuck-up, swelled-headed, swellheadedNear Antonyms democratic, egalitarian; egoless, humble, modest, unpretentious; antielitist, antisnob




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