Synonyms and Antonyms of elite
1 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class the winners of this science award represent the elite of our high schools Synonyms of elite A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, crème de la crème, elect, fat, flower, illuminati, pick, pink, pride, priesthood, prime, royalty, upper crust Words Related to elite establishment, gentry, nobility, quality, society, top, top drawer, upper class; caviar (also caviare); who's who Phrases cream of the crop, Hall of Fame Near Antonyms of elite commoners, herd, hoi polloi, masses, millions, mob, multitude, rank and file, unwashed
2 the highest class in a society the country's elite owned or controlled most of the wealth Synonyms of elite aristocracy, gentility, gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), gentry, nobility, patriciate, quality, upper class, upper crustWords Related to elite A-list, beau monde, beautiful people, café society, Four Hundred (or 400), glitterati, haut monde (also haute monde), jet set, society; carriage trade, plutocracyNear Antonyms of elite commoners, (the) crowd, (the) masses, peasantry, peonage, (the) people, plebeians, plebs, (the) populace, (the) public, rank and file; bourgeoisie, middle class, working class; dregs, (the) herd, (the) mob, rabble, rabblement, riffraff, scum, trashAntonyms of elite proletarians, proletariat
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