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upper-crust

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

of high birth, rank, or station
  • an interior designer who has intimate knowledge of the tastes of her upper-crust clientele

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upper crust

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of upper crust (Entry 2 of 2)

1 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class
  • the conference was a gathering of the upper crust of the computer programming industry

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The first known use of upper-crust was in 1836

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“Upper-crust.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upper-crust. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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