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creme de la creme

[ krem duh lah krem; French krem duh la krem ]SEE DEFINITION OF creme de la creme

Synonyms for creme de la creme

  • aristocracy
  • beautiful people
  • blue blood
  • elite
  • four hundred
  • gentility
  • gentry
  • haut monde
  • high society
  • jet set
  • nobility
  • upper class
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It was the fashion among the creme de la creme to keep aloof from him.

There was present the creme de la creme of the city's society.

This was the top of the madmen's organization; these three were the creme de la creme of the Normal human's real enemies.

WORD ORIGIN

"elite, finest flower of society," 1848, from French crème de la crème, literally "the cream of the cream" (see cream (n.)).