Synonyms for elite
- out of sight
- out of this world
- top drawer
Antonyms for elite
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The Elite Confectionery will occupy these premises Dec. 10th.
Soon they reached the dirty, plastic front of the Elite Cafe.
But there's very little chance for advancement unless you're one of the elite.
After all, they would be, as one of their acquaintances said, among the elite of Beldover.
The elite of the army was in the Netherlands; there he could find what he desired.
The first citizen, needless to say, was not there, but the rest of the elite attended.
Underneath, the platform table was already filled with the elite of the flock.
The elite of the capital city own summer homes along this road.
Turgenev did not write for the masses but for the elite among men.
Well, I'll show you that I can, and get you not only a full house, but the elite of the place.
1823, from French élite "selection, choice," from Old French eslite (12c.), fem. past participle of elire, elisre "pick out, choose," from Latin eligere "choose" (see election). Borrowed in Middle English as "chosen person" (late 14c.), especially a bishop-elect; died out mid-15c.; re-introduced by Byron's "Don Juan." As an adjective by 1852. As a typeface, first recorded 1920.