the crème de la crème

Definition of the crème de la crème

  1. :  the very best people or things in a group These actors are the crème de la crème of American theater.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a sweet liqueur

    :  cream or a preparation made with or resembling cream used in cooking

    :  cream

  1. : used for emphasis or expressing surprise

  1. :  the sixth note of the major scale in solfège

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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