Thesaurus

upper-crust

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of upper-crust

(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

Synonyms for upper-crust

Words Related to upper-crust

Near Antonyms for upper-crust

Antonyms for upper-crust

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

Synonyms for upper crust

Words Related to upper crust

Phrases Synonymous with upper crust

Near Antonyms for upper crust

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about upper-crust

Time Traveler for upper-crust

Time Traveler

The first known use of upper-crust was in 1836

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Upper-crust.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upper-crust. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

Comments on upper-crust

What made you want to look up upper-crust? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three bears two of them look like theyre whispering to a third bear who looks chuffed to be the center of attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!