Definition of elitist
- On many issues, they seem to be populists rather than elitists—believers that people can make decisions for themselves better than elites can.
- —Michael Barone
- Derided by elitists as phony, the … movement is spontaneous, decentralized, frequently amateurish and sometimes shrill.
- —Karl Rove
- He's too rich, too polished—he's an elitist in a party that has become home to disaffected white, working-class voters.
- —Joe Klein
- He was an elitist, who esteemed himself better than Americans from most classes of the population.
- —Louis Filler