superelite

adjective
su·​per·​elite | \ ˌsü-pər-ā-ˈlēt How to pronounce superelite (audio) , -i-, -ē- \

Definition of superelite

: of, relating to, constituting, or being part of a highly superior or exclusive elite superelite athletes Their shooting scores, as a result, are higher than those of any unit except the superelite (and much smaller) counter-terrorist Delta Force.— Linda Robinson

Other Words from superelite

superelite noun, plural superelites
a member of the superelite

First Known Use of superelite

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Superelite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superelite. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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