the/a chosen few

Definition of the/a chosen few

  1. :  a small number of selected people Only the/a chosen few will get to go on the trip.

Word by Word Definitions

chosenplay
  1. :  one who is the object of choice or of divine favor :  an elect person

  1. :  elect

    :  selected or marked for favor or special privilege

  1. :  not many persons or things

  1. :  consisting of or amounting to only a small number

  1. :  a small number of units or individuals

    :  a special limited number


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