: the highest social stratum : the segment of a society usually having the most wealth, influence, education, and prestige — compare underclass
Examples of overclass in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebPicking Kamala Harris is a sign that the overclass capture of the Democratic Party is still on, even if an old warhorse of the dying FDR coalition has to temporarily stand in the leading spot.
Michael Brendan Dougherty, National Review, 13 Aug. 2020 The Jedi knights, turns out, are an emotionless priestly overclass raised in a society of parentless tutorials.
Darren Franich, EW.com, 20 Nov. 2019
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